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FOR SALE R0984 - Stanley Bank Farm, Stanley Bank Road, Haydock, St Helens, WA11 0UP


Unique opportunity to erect an individual residence

0.84 acres (0.35 hectares) or thereabouts

Amidst established woodland and adjacent to Sankey Valley Country Park

Backing on to Stanley Bank Woodland

Price: Offers invited over: £250,000

To be submitted by 11am on Tuesday 9th February 2021



The plot is the site of a former farmhouse set amidst surrounding parkland providing a haven of peace, tranquillity and habitat for wildlife. It is adjacent to Sankey Valley Country Park which follows Sankey Brook and Sankey canal which was the first to be constructed in England and therefore of historic and local significant heritage.

To the rear is Stanley Bank Wood, owned by the Woodland Trust and made up of an abundance of mature trees through which there are attractive, leafy, meandering paths.

The location is most convenient for comprehensive local amenities including shops, schools and other facilities and being close to the East Lancs Road (A580) and M6 motorway, strategically placed for the whole of the North West region.


From Junction 23 (Haydock) on the M6 motorway, proceed West along the East Lancs Road, for 21⁄4 miles and at the traffic lights controlled junction turn left. Stanley Bank Road is the second exit off the roundabout. Alternatively, continue along the by-pass for approximately 1⁄2 a mile, turn right by the Ship Inn.

Stanley Bank Road is a private road with locked gates preventing unauthorised vehicles. Purchaser will obviously have a key(s).

Interested parties are advised to either park by the roundabout or by the Visitor Centre and enjoy the short walk to the Plot.


The site will be sold Freehold and free from Chief Rent.


It is understood mains gas, electricity, water and telephone have been laid to the Plot. Drainage will be to a septic tank.


Planning Permission was granted on 29 October 1997 for the demolition and rebuilding of the farmhouse within Stanley Bank Farm complex. (Application No P/1997/0337).

In a letter from St Helens Council dated 18 December 2003, it was accepted that as work had commenced the Planning Permission was extant i.e. pre-commencement conditions had been satisfied. Therefore the Planning Permission was in existence and enduring.

Further information on the Planning Consent can be obtained from St Helens Council Planning at website quoting the Application No P/1997/0337.

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Interested parties may view the Plot at any time. All discussions and negotiations should be conducted with Peter E Gilkes & Company.