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  • Chalk quarry site totalling 11.54 acres
  • Seven bay steel truss framed building
  • Mains electricity and water
  • Direct access off the A303

Property Description

Strategically placed chalk quarry.

The quarry is directly accessed off the A303 and lies to the north of this main east-west arterial road. The site totals approximately 11.54 acres (4.67 ha).

A tarmac entrance leads through gates into the quarry.

There is a large open, seven bay steel framed building (60ft x 130ft) which has been used in the past to grade and store chalk extracted from the quarry.

The quarry was let until mid-2016 to Hansons, who utilised the quarry.

The former tenants of the quarry have indicated that there is approximately 135kt of chalk within the current planning permission available for extraction.

Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with regard to this matter.

Charnage Quarry is located adjacent to the A303 to the east of the small historic town of Mere, nestled beneath the South Wiltshire Downs.

The quarry lies within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and part of the quarry is designated as a SSSI.

The A303 offers a direct link to the M3 and London beyond, as well as the West Country. Gillingham and Tisbury train stations are close at hand and have direct services to London Waterloo.

The towns, villages and countryside around Charnage Quarry provide an extensive range of social and leisure activities, with excellent walking and riding. The beautiful Stourhead and Longleat Estates are also close by.

The quarry benefits from mains electricity and water supplies.

Charnage Quarry is located approximately 1.5 miles from Mere adjacent to the A303. From Mere head east bound on the A303. Pass a turning on your right hand side sign posted to Barrow Street and Charnage and the entrance to the quarry can be found immediately on your left hand side.

The nearest postcode is BA12 6AP.


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Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

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