Residential Building Plot

Residential Building Plot - Guthrie Drive, Hawick

Offers over£60,000

Guthrie Drive is situated on the northern outskirts of Hawick. This site is situated in an elevated south facing position with good access off Guthrie Drive. It is positioned to the south of Hislop Gardens, a recent development of individual detached houses.

Hawick is located in the Teviot valley at the River Teviot’s confluence with Slitrig Water. The town has the largest population of any settlement in the Scottish Borders region with a registered population of 14,294 according to the 2011 Census.

The town is situated to the south of the region benefiting from good transport links to the north (Edinburgh 50 miles) and the south (Carlisle 42 miles) via the A7 arterial route which all provide a good link to the national roads network.

Historically, the settlement prospered following the Industrial Revolution with a strong local economy based on the knitwear and textile industries. Much of the towns conservation area is still characterised by the heritage of its rich past as a prosperous mill town.


Planning consent ref. 14/00286/PPP was approved subject to conditions in September 2015 for residential development.

Developer Contributions

The Planning Authority are seeking Affordable Housing Contributions currently set at £3,875 (index linked) for developments of more than one house (the first house will be exempt) in this part of the Scottish Borders. A Section 75 Planning Agreement has been entered into on this basis.


The site extends to an area of approximately 0.305 ha (0.75 acre).


Mains services are understood to be available on Guthrie Drive.


Any prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.


By appointment with the sole selling agents.

Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors

76 Overhaugh Street



Tel. 01896 751300

Fax. 01896 758883


Offers should be addressed to:

Chief Legal Officer

Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters

Newtown St Boswells



Fax number: 01835 826693

A copy of offers should also be faxed to 01896 758883

Offers should include:

The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.

A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.


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Quick Summary

Price £60,000
Town/City Hawick
Size (Acres) 0.75