FREE advertising for Smallholdings, Land, Equestrian and Rural properties

Development Land In Popular Town Location (Long Sutton)

United Kingdom - Former Butterfly Park, Little London, Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. PE12 9LE

PRICE: £1,850,000
Offers in region of

LandLand15.8a / 6.4ha
Energy Performance CertificateEPCN/A



The site is regular in shape and flat in appearance. It extends to about 6.40Ha/15.81 acres (Subject to a measured Survey).
Planning Permission was granted under Reference H11-0398-12 by South Holland District Council on 27/01/2014. Planning Permission Reference H11-0450-14 also refers. Pre-Commencement works (and information) were completed/provided during 2017/late 2016 under Planning Permission Reference H11-0921-16 to secure the planning consent, All these documents can be seen online on the Council website:

Thus far, the proposed development designed to meet Level 6: ENI Energy and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Standards (or equivalent) has proved to be too ambitious/challenging.
Pre-planning application advice has been obtained and in an email dated 06/05/2021 the Development Manager at SHDC said "The Council would be willing to consider and discuss a more conventional housing scheme. It would still need to be well-designed and meet the requirements of the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan and national design guidance." Further enquiries should be made of the Development Manager - Richard Fidler (email: [email protected])

Section 106 Agreement

A Section 106 Agreement was signed and sealed on 07/01/2014. A copy can be seen on part of the documents listed under Planning Permission Reference H11-0450-14. The Agreement will require revision/replacement.


All Mains Services are believed to be available.  Interested parties must rely on their own enquiries of the appropriate utility providers.  For information regarding Highways matters contact:  The Highways and Planning Dept., Lincolnshire County Council, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1Yl.  Tel. No. 01522 782070.  For information regarding surface water drainage, etc. contact: South Holland Internal Drainage Board, Kettlewell House, Austin Fields Industrial Estate, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1PH.  Tel. No. 01553 819 600.  For information regarding water supply and sewage disposal, etc. contact Anglian Water Services, Henderson House, Lancaster Way, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE29 6XU. Tel. No. 03456 066087. For information regarding the electricity supply, contact Weston Power Distribution (East Midlands). Tel: 08000 963080. For information regarding the mains gas supply contact Cadent. Tel: 08000 745788.


The Site can be seen from Little London. If you wish to enter the site, please contact the selling agents to arrange accompanied viewing, and give plenty of notice.

Method of Sale

The Land is offered for Sale by Private Treaty. Our clients would prefer an outright sale but might consider alternative proposals. Expressions of interest are invited from developers with a proven track record who are prepared to progress the site in planning terms, secured by an option or conditional contract.

Long Sutton

Long Sutton is a small but busy Market Town close to the borders with Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.  It has a good range of facilities.  The major employer is Princes Foods which is currently providing a major expansion of its facility.  The town is located about 10 miles from Wisbech, about 13 miles from both King’s Lynn and Spalding, and about 27 miles from the regional centre of Peterborough (frequent rail services to King’s Cross, around 50 minutes).

Site Survey Plan overleaf. For information only.


This property is marketed by
Geoffrey Collings & Co..

Tel: 01406 362098

[email protected]