Case Studies

Below are some examples of recent DSRs that have been sold by Severn Trent and have been converted to residential or alternative uses. The case studies are in similar locations to forthcoming auctions across the Severn Trent boundaries.

These case studies demonstrate the capability of development on these sites, which will vary on a case by case basis and on individual buyer's requirements and ambitions for the sites. We always advise parties to ensure that they do full investigations with the appropriate professionals before bidding on these sites.


Redundant reservoir & building, Bog Lane, Melbourne, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 8HU

This was a lot sold in the online auction in February 2016 and received consent recently for a new two storey contemporary house with car port on the site... Read More »


Stonehall Reservoir, Stonehall Common, Kempsey, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 3QG

This was also a February 2016 online auction lot that was sold for £97,000. Consent was recently granted to open up the DSR and build a new riding stable... Read More »


Posenhall Reservoir, Benthall Lane, Posenhall, Broseley, Shropshire, TF12 5B

In February 2016, Severn Trent through Lambert Smith Hampton's first online auction sold this 0.37 acre site for £48,000... Read More »


Harmer Hill

This former Severn Trent reservoir in Shrewsbury gained planning consent for conversion to tourist accommodation....... Read More »


South West Water Woodgate reservoir, Clumstock, Devon

Another example of a DSR conversion is the former South West Water Woodgate reservoir in Clumstock, Devon... Read More »



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