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A unique Residential Development Opportunity in a popular village in Colchester with excellent access to the A12 and Mainline Train Station.  0.167 Hectare site with Planning Permission for 5 dwellings.


The property is located in the popular and sought after village of Copford. Copford is a small village to the west of Colchester which has excellent access to the A12 and is within walking distance to Marks Tey Train Station which provides a regular service into London Liverpool Sreet station. The village benefits from a range of amenities which include a Garden Centre, Builders’ Merchants, a variety of pubs and restaurants and a small primary school. Copford also provides easy and quick access to Tollgate Retail park in Stanway with its wide range of shops and restaurants.


Marks Tey Train station 0.9 miles
A12 Junction 0.8 miles
Supermarket 1.4 miles
Colchester Town Centre 4.7 miles


The property currently comprises a detached office building with parking and secure rear yard. It has been occupied by the current owners since the late 1980’s. The site is rectangular in shape, as shown edged in red on the attached plan for identification purposes only. It has its own access direct onto London road. We understand the adjacent land to the West of the site has a vehicular right of way across the south west corner of the site to access London road. Further information available upon request.


Planning Permission has been granted for Demolition of the existing building and construction of 5 new residential homes with associated landscaping and parking. The scheme comprises of 5 no. 4 bedroom houses Ref: (200730) Planning was granted on 4th August 2020.

Plot 1 4 Bedroom Detached House  1,646 Sq. Ft
Plot 2 4 Bedroom Semi-detached House  1,302 Sq. Ft.
Plot 3 4 Bedroom Semi-detached House 1,302 Sq. Ft.
Plot 4 4 Bedroom Semi-detached House  1,302 Sq. Ft.
Plot 5 4 Bedroom Semi-detached House  1,302 Sq. Ft.
Total 6,854 Sq. Ft.

Further information can be downloaded from Colchester Borough Council Planning portal here:


Potential purchasers are advised to direct any enquiries to Colchester Borough Council Planning Department (tel. 01206 282424) Section 106 contributions have been confirmed as:

  • Community Facilities Contribution –£19,313,25
  • Open Space and Sport Recreational Contribution –£46,862.75