Development Opportunity for 18 Dwellings, Melbourne, York, YO42

Price: £1,300,000
Land Size: 2.45 Acres (0.99ha)
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Post Town: York
Post Code: YO42
County: North Yorkshire
Region: Yorkshire & Humber
Classification: Residential Multiple Plot, Development Opportunity
Consents: OPP (Outline Planning Permission)
Planning App No: 15/01229/OUT
Council: East Riding of Yorkshire Council
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Development Opportunity for 18 Dwellings, Main Street, Melbourne, York, YO42

Prime residential development land with outline planning permission for 18 dwellings situated in the popular and sought after village of Melbourne just 10 miles south east of the city of York.

Melbourne is an increasingly popular village with many amenities and is ideally positioned for the commuter having excellent road links to York, Selby and Hull, giving access to their mainline stations.

Description of Site

  • Outline planning permission for a linear development of 18 dwellings to include 5 affordable houses
  • The site is greenfield, extending to approximately 2.45 acres and is situated on the south side of Main Street on the western outskirts of the village
  • An illustrative site plan indicating a mix of 12 detached dwellings and 6 semi-detached affordable dwellings is attached to these particulars.
    Note: The screening strip to the south and west of the proposed development will be retained by the vendor.


Planning documents can be viewed on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council public access site under 15/01229/OUT or at the agent’s offices.

S106 Agreement

The approved planning application is subject to a S106 Agreement which was completed on 25 April 2016 between The East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the vendor.  A copy of the Agreement can be inspected at the agent’s office.


Melbourne is a most charming picturesque rural village approximately eight miles west of Market Weighton with excellent road links to York, Selby and Hull and their mainline railway stations and is also on the bus route from York to Pocklington. The village is becoming increasingly popular and has many local amenities including a popular gastro pub, village store with off licence, primary school, playing field with pavilion, scout hut, childrens play area, tennis court and both football and cricket pitches The village hall is well used and is an ideal venue for parties, events, fairs, indoor sports and group meetings. Just south of the village is Pocklington Canal on which The Pocklington Canal Amenity Society runs regular boat trips.

Pumping Station

The pumping station must be retained but could be relocated to the north side of Main Street subject to satisfactory terms being agreed with the vendor.


Mains water, electricity, and drainage are thought to be available in Main Street, however prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries to satisfy themselves as to the existence and availability of such services.





Listing Agent / Seller

R Hornsey & Sons Market Weighton

R Hornsey & Sons

01430 872 551

Originally established in 1885, Hornseys is an independent firm of Estate Agents, Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Valuers. With over 100 years experience we recognise that moving home is often one of life’s most stressful events, consequently we work hard to..

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