Lot 25


Widdington Water Tower, Cornells Lane, Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3SP
Guide Price £190,000+ * + Fees

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This freehold former water tower situated in the north Essex village of Widdington approximately six miles from Saffron Walden may offer potential for alternative uses, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable. In the local vicinity Stansted Airport is approximately 11 miles away with the M11 offering access to London and north towards Cambridgeshire and Newport railway station which is approximately 2.5 miles away offers a rail link to central London.

Widdington Water Tower is located off of Cornells Road and surrounded by neighbouring farmland.

Site Measurements

The site extends to approximately 0.10 hectares (0.25 acres)


Planning permission has not been granted. However, we have been advised by the Seller that a pre-planning application has indicated that a one storey dwelling may be considered for planning.

A copy of this report will be available in the legal pack which is available to download from the Clive Emson website.

Local Planning Authority

Uttlesford District Council. Tel: 01799 510510. Website: uttlesford.gov.uk.

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Widdington Water Tower, Cornells Lane, Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex


All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on Auction Day.

* Price Information

Guides are provided as an indication of each Seller’s minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures at which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to Auction. Unless stated otherwise, each Lot will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the Lot during the Auction).

We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide. Please check our website regularly at cliveemson.co.uk, or contact us on 01622 608400, in order to stay fully informed with the up-to-date information.

Additional Fees

An Administration fee and Other non-optional fees may also be payable in addition to the bid price. All lots are offered subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale or Revised Special Conditions of Sale (as applicable) and may include the repayment of search and other fees and or costs payable by the buyer.

All buyers are advised to inspect all available legal documentation prior to bidding and will be deemed to fully understand what they may be liable for if they are successful in purchasing. This should also include Stamp Duty, Land Registry fees and VAT which may become payable on completion in line with any property transaction, whether it is by auction or private treaty. If, as a buyer, you are in doubt you should seek advice from your own professional advisors. For more information on fees please go to cliveemson.co.uk/buyers-fees/