The Offer

Severn Trent Water Limited are currently planning to dispose of surplus sites in February 2019. More details to follow.

Online Auction February 2019

Following the successful disposal of a number of Severn Trent Water’s redundant covered reservoirs in online auctions in 2017. Capita are bringing to the market at least three further redundant covered reservoirs on behalf of Severn Trent Water Limited in an LSH online auction in February 2019. The following sites are scheduled to be put in this auction, more sites are expected to be added to this list.

3 Listings

  Site name Size
1 Land on the West Side of Cuckoo Lane (Little Tor DSR), Ludgate Hill, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7JJ 0.51 acres (0.205 hectares)
2 Land to the south of Racecourse Road (Mount WTW), Oswestry 0.084 acres (0.034 hectares)
3 Land to the East of Bishops Wood Lane (Lineholt DSR), Ombersley, Droitwich 0.22 acres (0.089 hectares)


Ballroom Auction 10th December

Le Meridien Hotel, 21 Piccadilly, London W1J 0BH

The following Severn Trent Water Limited sites are scheduled to be included in the Lambert Smith Auction on the 10th December.

4 Listings

  Site name Size Sold
1 Longford, Previous Severn Trent Sewage Treatment Works, Gloucester 14.8 Acres (5.99 hectares) £0
2 Land to the east of Turnhurst Road, Packmoor, Stoke on Trent 0.12 acres (0.405 hectares) £0
3 Land known as Mason's Rest, Meerbrook, Leek 1.36 acres (0.550 hectares) £0
4 Innsworth, Previous Severn Trent Sewage Treatment Works, Gloucester 3.07 acres (1.24 hectares) £0


Capita and Carter Jonas on behalf of Seven Trent Property welcomed 4 sites to the Ballroom auction held by Lambert Smith Hampton on the 14th of May at 11am. The auction was held at Le Meridien, 21 Piccadilly, London W1J 0BH. Full details on each lot are available below.

4 Listings

  Site name Size Sold
1 Land for Sale off Valley Road, Overseal 0.91 acres (0.37 hectares) £41,000
2 Land to the east of Longfield, Hobnock Road, Essington 0.85 acres (0.34 hectares) £19,000
3 Land at Old Bristol Road, Gigg Mill, Nailsworth 1.3 acres (0.53 hectares) £53,000
4 Land at Hartshill, Nuneaton Road, Hartshil 1.3 acres (0.53 hectares) £52,000

Online Auction Concept

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) acting for Capita Real Estate on behalf of STW are pioneers of the new online property auction market. Their team of Auctioneers have between them over 100 years' experience running traditional ballroom property sales and over the past 3 years have sold on average 89% of all assets offered under the hammer.

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Planning Context / Potential

"The Government has demonstrated through recent changes to the planning system that it is an enthusiastic supporter of the custom and self-build sector. There is now recognition within national planning guidance of the growing demand from the self-build sector for improved access to opportunities to undertake self-build projects...

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Charlie Silva
T: +44 (0)2075 442045
M: +44 (0)7710 501827

Tim Harrison
Associate Director
M: +44 (0)7825 843887

Carter Jonas

Andrew Smith
T: +44 (0)20 7518 3242
M: +44 (0)7919 326085

Lambert Smith Hampton

Oliver Childs
National Head of Auctions
T: +44 (0)20 7198 2284
M: +44 (0)7717 807385

Case Studies

In the case studies section there are some examples of recent DSRs that have been sold by Severn Trent and have been converted to residential or alternative uses...

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In the News

This section contains links to various news stories about the auctions.

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