Yard & Buildings with Development Potential (STP) – Freehold for Sale


Site area - 3.227 acres (1.306 ha)
Floor Area – 25,241 sqft (2,345 sqm)


Yard and Buildings, Potton Road, Great Gransden St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6TZ

Viewing Information:
Strictly via the sole agents, Hilco Global Real Estate Advisory



On the Instructions of the Liquidator of Collings Brothers Of Abbotsley Limited

The Opportunity

A Liquidator has been appointed over Collings Brothers Of Abbotsley Limited (‘the Company’), in order to facilitate a solvent disposal of the assets, which include:
1. The subject freehold property (outlined red on the plan)
2. An adjacent bungalow with planning consent for a new build residential unit (outlined blue on the plan and available for sale via Hilco)
3. The agricultural machinery, equipment and other assets, being sold by Hilco via online auction

The subject property has been owner occupied for a number of years, with the buildings developed over time to suit the Company’s requirements. The property is suitable for owner occupation for a similar or alternative use (STP), and has development potential (STP).


On the Eastern side of Potton Road (B1040), on the corner of the junction with Meadow Lane, situated between the villages of Abbotsley and Great Gransden, within South Cambridgeshire.

St Neots, located approximately 6 miles to the west via the B1046, offers comprehensive facilities, including a mainline railway station connecting to London St Pancras International. Additionally, Cambridge is approximately 15 miles to the east via the A428. The property offers accessibility to the motorway network, with the M11 at Madingley and the A1 at St Neots both within easy reach.

Site Area

3.227 acres (1.306 ha) as outlined in red below. The adjacent bungalow site (as outlined blue) is also available (title to be divided if sold separately).


The property comprises a range of buildings including a high eaves open plan warehouse, attaching to a retail showroom, various stores, first floor offices and ancillary accommodation, of varying construction. To the rear is a separate detached warehouse/workshop, and there are additional stores and w/c block.


The property is in an area administered by Huntingdonshire District Council.

The planning portal details various approved applications from 1976 onwards, including the demolition and rebuilding of a toilet block., erection of a single storey showroom building, extension to a workshop, and alterations to a workshop.

A planning application for the demolition of all site buildings forming the existing depot, the erection of 15 new dwellings totalling c 23,735 sq ft (1×2 bed, 5×3 bed, 7×4 bed and 2×5 bed) including the provision of public open space, landscaping, vehicular accesses and associated works was rejected in 2021.


The property is held freehold under title no CB356577. Some of the northern portion of this title will be transferred with the sale of the adjacent Bungalow


EPC assessments are available and will be provided to applicants


Offers are invited for the freehold interest either in isolation, or to include the adjacent bungalow site.


William Garrood

Graduate Surveyor

London Office

+44 (0) 7720 160361


Ed Jeffery MRICS


London Office

+44 (0) 7923 221212


Nick Hughes MRICS

Senior Director

London Office

+44 (0) 7979 541238