Tenure: Freehold
For Sale On Application
Former Butterwell Disposal Point, Longhirst, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 6PT

  • 137 acres (55 Ha)
  • Rail connected to the East Coast Main Line
  • Planning consent for the receipt, storage and processing of coal and other minerals until 31/10/2027
  • Valid rail sidings agreement
  • 3 concrete loading pads
  • Surfaced car park
  • Good access to the A1068 and A189


A large rail connected site adjacent and connected to the East Coast Main Line. Formerly operated as a coal processing and disposal point designed for loading coal onto rail for onward transport. The total site area extends to 137 acres, including the railway line connecting the site to the branch line in Ashington. The main body of the site extends to approximately 47ha (116 acres), the majority of which was operated as a surface mine, now comprising rough grassland. The former disposal point infrastructure has been retained, comprising an access road, three concrete loading pads and a surfaced car park.


The site is located approximately 5 miles drive north of Ashington and 5 miles northeast of Morpeth Town Centres in Northumberland. Access is via an unnamed road which connects with the A189 and the A1068 1.4 miles to the east. The A189 becomes dual carriageway a further 2 miles southeast and provides good access to Blyth, Cramlington, the A19 and Tyneside.


No mains services are currently live to the site. Mains supplies of water and electricity have been connected historically. Surface water drainage is via settlement lagoons and foul drainage was to a septic tank. Further information is available, and the purchaser must make their own investigations in respect of provision of services and utilities.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT which may apply.

Business Rates

The site is not entered in the Valuation Roll, therefore no business rates are payable. Interested parties should make their own investigations with the Local Authority for potential future business rates liability.




Offers are invited for the freehold.

Make an enquiry

Nick Atkinson
0191 245 3011 - nick@htare.co.uk

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