Land opposite The Old Mission,
Crockleford Hill, Bromley Road,
Ardleigh, Colchester CO7 7SE

Offers in excess of £775,000

Freehold development opportunity subject to planning permission

Outline planning permission for 4 luxury dwellings

Plot size measuring approximately 1.24 acre

Located on the outskirts of Colchester


Offers in excess of £775,000


The application site comprises a 1.24 acre parcel of open agricultural land with beautiful views over the Salary Brook Valley, situated on the northern side of Bromley Road. A planning application has been submitted for the construction of four detached dwellings with associated garages and parking.


The site is located within a small hamlet of Crockleford Hill in the village of Ardleigh on the outskirts of the historic town of Colchester. Ardleigh is a picturesque, semi rural village, surrounded by greenfields. It is situated near the Dedham Vale ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’. The nearest schools to the site are St. Marys C of E Primary School and Manningtree High School, there are also a selection of private and state schools including two grammer schools in Colchester.

Britain’s oldest recorded town of Colchester is 3 miles away, with it’s large choice of shops, restaurants and tourist attractions such as Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle.

The East Coast is under 30-minutes drive away from Ardleigh, home to popular seaside towns such as Frinton-On-Sea, Walton on the Naze and Clacton-On-Sea.


The site is situated between Colchester North and Manningtree train stations, both around a 15-minute drive away. Trains from these stations take around an hour to London Liverpool Street.

The A12 is 3-miles away, which links to the M11 motorway in under an hour.

Planning Permission

Outline planning permission was granted on the 13th February 2017 under planning references; 16/00523/OUT & 16/02052/OUT for the construction of four detached dwellings.

An enhanced application has been submitted on the 21st February 2017 under planning reference 17/00271/OUT to increase the site area to 1.24 acres, creating more desirable plot sizes.

For further information, please contact Tendring District Council on 01255 686161.

Buyers note: Entrance to be covered by a right of way.


We understand that VAT is not applicable.


Can be adequately made from the roadside in the first instance.



Financial contributions

We understand that there are no financial contributions on this site.

Further information pack

Planning documents, floor plans and other related documents will be sent in the form of an Information Pack that can be requested from a member of the Highfield Team.


We are inviting offers in excess of £775,000 subject to planning permission.


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.