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Council land and buildings for sale


We regularly sell various buildings and areas of land. This page gives details of what's currently available.

Examples of the type of land and buildings often for sale include:

  • surplus housing stock
  • individual development plots
  • large residential sites

    Properties currently for sale

    Item for saleLocationSummary and sales particularsClosing date
    Croft Street Offices, Crook

    Croft Street
    Crook
    Co Durham
    DL15 8QF

    For further details, please see Croft Street Offices, Crook.11 November 2019
    Former Spennymoor Day CentreBarnfield Road
    Spennymoor
    DL16 6EA
    For further details, please see Spennymoor Day Centre, Spennymoor.Under offer

    Land at Tudhoe Industrial Estate

    Coming in September 2019

    Part of land south of Compound 1
    Tudhoe Industrial Estate
    Tudhoe Colliery
    DL16 6TL

    The cleared site amounts to approximately 889.44 m² (0.22 acres) or thereabouts.

    The site is suitable for industrial use purposes (subject to planning approval).

    Sales particulars coming soon.

    Closing date to be confirmed.

    Compounds 7 and 8, Chilton Industrial Estate

    Coming in September 2019

    Chilton Industrial Estate
    Chilton
    DL17 0SZ

    The cleared site amounts to approximately 1363 m² (0.337 acres) or thereabouts.

    The site is suitable for industrial use purposes (subject to planning approval).

    Sales particulars coming soon.

    Closing date to be confirmed.

    Murton, Glebe View, Nursery Site

    Coming in September 2019

    Glebe View
    Murton
    County Durham
    SR7 9LX

    The site amounts to approximately 0.626 hectares (1.546 acres) or thereabouts. The former Nursery buildings have been demolished and therefore this is a cleared flat site, laid with top soil and grass.

    The site is suitable for Residential Development subject to planning permission

    Sales particulars coming soon.

    Closing date to be confirmed.

    North Blunts, Peterlee

    Coming in September 2019

    Burnhope Road
    Passfield Way
    Peterlee
    SR8 1DF

    The cleared site amounts to approximately 23156.867m² (5.722 acres) or thereabouts. The school buildings were cleared in 2007.

    The site is suitable for a family pub and residential use (subject to planning permission).

    Sales particulars coming soon.

    Closing date to be confirmed.

    Land at High Street South Back

    High Street
    South Back
    Langley Moor
    DH7 8EX

    For further details, please see Land at High Street South Back. Langley Moor.

    Under offer

    Making an offer

    Our land and buildings are marketed through an electronic tendering process. All completed offer forms must be returned through the NEPO Portal. Read the Icon for pdf NEPO Global Registration Instructions (PDF, 123.7kb)  for further information on registering and using the NEPO Portal or visit the NEPO website.

    Further information

    Details of properties to be sold on the open market are advertised on this page. If you require any further information about a property, please call the contact on the relevant sales particulars. For any other enquiries, please contact us

    Mailing list

    If you are interested in the availability of future properties and wish to be placed on the mailing list, please fill in our Icon for pdf Surplus property mailing list form (PDF, 181.1kb) .

    Under Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1972, we are obliged to obtain the best price available for any property disposals. If you are interested in surplus property assets owned by the council, please contact us.

    Contact us
    Property Management
    Our address is:
    • Regeneration and Local Services
    • County Hall
    • Durham
    • County Durham
    • DH1 5UL
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