Savills launches major land sale in Yorkshire


International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of ESB, has brought to market a major land development opportunity in Knottingley, West Yorkshire.

Comprising approximately 51 acres (20.63 hectares) of land to be developed and a site zoned for light industrial and / or residential uses, the land offers excellent redevelopment opportunities.

Situated on the outskirts of Knottingley, the site is situated with Common Lane and Blackburn Lane to the west, an operational railway line to the south, the Knottingley and Goole Canal to the north and Southmoor Lane to the east, and consists of of an old work and pristine area.

Access to the national motorway network is available at junction 33 of the M62 and the M62 / A1M intersection is located approximately 1.6 km northwest of junction 33. Additional access is available via the J34 of the M62 and site connectivity will be enhanced by the proposed emergency road, giving direct access to the J33 from the M62.

Any expression of interest for the site must be received before 3 p.m. on October 18, 2021 with the site for sale by tender.

“With the current shortage of land to develop in the Yorkshire region, this is a significant opportunity to acquire a well-located site with excellent potential,” said Tom Asher, Industrial and Logistics Director at Savills Leeds. “Whether for industrial, residential or alternative uses pending planning permission, the site offers the possibility of major regeneration and of meeting the development needs of the surrounding area.


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