Land for sale

Main Road, Darsham, Saxmundham IP17



  • Alternative development options STPP
  • Development Site
  • Edf Sizewell C Power Station Nearby
  • Planning Permission for 82-bed Hotel
  • Planning Ref: C/10/1574
  • Potential 5-Year Lease Agreement for Hotel
  • Potential for 58 further beds
  • Total Site Area 1.4 Acres



For Sale By Online Auction. Terms and conditions apply.

We welcome to the market this development site with huge potential situated in Saxundham. The site benefits from full planning permission for an 82 bedroom hotel, car parking and associated works and a meaningful start to construction has commenced. There is the potential for adding a further 58-beds to the site to take the total to a 140-bed hotel. Alternative development opportunities, such as permanent residential accommodation, would be subject to planning permission.

Edf have plans to develop Sizewell C, a brand new power station locally which would provide the local area with 5000 jobs over a 7 year period resulting in a huge demand for accommodation in the near future. There is a park and ride scheme directly opposite this site which will accommodate up to 1,750 vehicles and will offer immediate access to Darsham Station and transport to Sizewell C.

Edf have verbally confirmed their intention to take a lease on the full hotel following development for a minimum term of 5 years. Further information on this can be provided upon request.


The subject site is situated on the A12 to the north east of Ipswich, just outside of the village of Darsham.

The site benefits from future local development by way of Sizewell C, a new power station being built by edf. As a result, there will be a park and ride car park opposite which will have a 1,750 car capacity and provide access to Darsham Station.

Site Details

The site between Station Garage and Railway Cottage comprises 0.56 hectares (1.4 acres) of development land ideally situated in an area of high development.

Planning Permission

Full planning permission has been granted for construction of an 82-bed hotel, car parking and associated works.

Ref No: C/10/1574

Further plans have been drawn for an extra 58-beds to take the total to 140 bedrooms. Alternative planning permission may be sought but would be STPP.



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