37 Lydford Road,
London NW2 5QN

Offers of excess of £800,000

Freehold For Sale with Planning Permission to Create a Contemporary Family Dwelling

Planning Permission to create a luxury 3/4 bedroom home of approximately 2,417sq.ft

Stunning location within the Mapesbury Conservation Area

Further development potential (subject to gaining the necessary consents)

Pre-start planning conditions discharged


Offers in excess of £800,000


The existing property has been used as a commercial site and builders yard for over 50 years and now offers an extremely rare opportunity to build a new luxury family dwelling within this stunning location within the Mapesbury Conservation Area, the site is self contained with good open frontage and no immediate neighbours or party walls to other houses. The site now benefits from permission to create a contemporary home over lower ground, ground and first floor of approximately 2,417sq,ft with pre-start planning conditions discharged. As well as being of interest to builders, developers and investors the property also offers the opportunity for an individual to redesign their dream home. The precedent of change of use has been set by our clients and an alternative design or larger house could be considered subject to gaining the necessary consents


The Mapesbury Conservation Area is a unique residential area in North West London consisting of mainly substantial Victorian houses set along beautiful tree lined streets. The area originally belonged to St. Pauls Cathedral in Medieval Times and named after the medieval Priest Walter Mapes, The exact borders are between Willesden lane (originally Mapes Lane) to the North and Brondesbury (originally ‘Brand’s Manor) to the South. The area is well served by the shops, restaurants and bars of Kilburn, Queens Park, West Hampstead and Willesden Green. Schools close by include Malorees Junior School, Anson Primary School, Queens Park Community School and Hampstead School all of which are rated good or outstanding by Ofsted.


The location is served by a number of stations, Kilburn (Jubilee Line), Brondesbury (London Overground), Willesden Green (Jubilee Line) and Brondesbury Park (London Overground).

Planning Permission

Planning permission has been granted by Brent Council under application number 14/2952 on 14/11/2014 for the demolition of existing office to builders’ yard and erection of a 3/4 bedroom, three storey (including basement) dwelling house with erection of a boundary treatment and associated hard and soft landscaping.

Buyers note: Please note the pre-start planning conditions have been discharged.


We understand the property is not subject to VAT.

Financial Contributions

Total CIL contributions £47,614.04.

Buyers note: The current owners have successfully applied to Brent Council to have the project exempt from CIL payment due to this being a self build. A new owner could also demonstrate exemption but please rely on your own enquiries in this regard. A copy of the exemption is available within the further information pack.


Please contact sole agents Highfield Investments to arrange access.


Offers are invited in excess of £800,000 for the vacant freehold Interest

Additional Information

Copies of the existing and proposed floor plans and decision notice are available upon request.


Floor ft²
Floor Basement
ft² 1,144
Floor Ground
ft² 871
Floor First
ft² 401
Floor Total
ft² 2,417

Please note the information provided by Highfield Investments London Limited, trading as Highfield Investments has been given in good faith, however all parties must undertake their own due diligence to satisfy themselves in regards to accuracy.