Land at Elmete Lane, Roundhay, Leeds, LS8.
Leeds City Council is offering an opportunity to buy development land totalling approximately 1.25 Ha (3.0 acres) comprising the site of the former Elmete Primary Centre and Professional Development Centre, located off Wetherby Road on Elmete Lane within the eastern boundary of Roundhay Park and close to Leeds Golf Club.
The land is designated as Green Belt, Urban Green Corridor and a Conservation Area. Appropriate uses include agriculture, forestry, cemeteries and buildings ancillary to outdoor sport and recreation. Replacement of the former buildings may be possible subject to proving very special circumstances. Further information can be found by clicking on the downloads tab below.
The Council will be selling the freehold interest in this site with vacant possession.
The site is cleared and can be viewed from the adjacent roads/footpaths
The closing date for receipt of offers is 12 noon 26 April 2013. A copy of the offer form is available from the downloads tab below. Should you wish to make an offer you are advised to read the Pre-Application Advice, Technical Information and other downloads available below before speaking to Planning officers about your proposals. The planning officer dealing with this matter is Sarah Hellewell who can be contacted on 0113 3951343 e-mail Sarah.Hellewell@leeds.gov.uk
Attention is specifically drawn to that part of the Pre-Application Advice that outlines that any development proposals that are contrary to Green Belt policy will need to demonstrate that very special circumstances exist to justify setting aside the policy and what these special circumstances could include.