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Council land and buildings for sale

We regularly sell various buildings and areas of land. This page gives details of what's currently available.

Examples of the type of land and buildings often for sale include:

  • surplus housing stock
  • individual development plots
  • large residential sites

    Properties currently for sale

    Item for saleLocationSummary and sales particularsClosing date
    Stanley Former Customer Access Point

    Front Street
    Co Durham 
    DH9 0ST

    For further details, please see Stanley Former Customer Access Point.No closing date - expressions of interest invited
    20 Main Street, Shildon

    20 Main Street
    Co Durham 
    DL4 1AH

    For further details, please see 20 Main Street, Shildon.16 March 2020
    16 Haughton Green, Darlington

    16 Haughton Green
    DL1 2DF

    For further details, please see 16 Haughton Green, Darlington.10 February 2020
    Stanhope Town Hall

    16 Front Street
    DL13 2NQ

    For further details, please see Stanhope Town Hall.27 January 2020
    Murton Residential Development Site

    Glebe View
    SR7 9LX

    For further details, please see Murton Residential Development Site.13 January 2020
    Compound 1, Furnace Industrial Estate

    Furnace Industrial Estate
    DL4 1QB

    For further details, please see Compound 1, Furnace Industrial Estate.13 January 2020
    Former Day Care Centre, Bishop Auckland

    Tindale Crescent
    Bishop Auckland
    DL14 9SY

    For further details, please see Former Day Care Centre, Bishop Auckland.27 January 2020
    Croft Street Offices

    Croft Street
    County Durham
    DL15 8QF

    For further details, please see Croft Street Offices, Crook.11 November 2019

    Land at Tudhoe Industrial Estate

    Part of land south of Compound 1
    Tudhoe Industrial Estate
    Tudhoe Colliery
    DL16 6TL

    For further details, please see Part Of Land South Of Compound 1, Tudhoe Industrial Estate, Tudhoe Colliery.

    Under offer

    Compounds 7 and 8

    Chilton Industrial Estate
    DL17 0SZ

    For further details, please see Compounds 7 and 8 Chilton Industrial Estate.

    4.00pm, Monday 21 October 2019

    North Blunts

    Burnhope Road
    Passfield Way
    SR8 1DF

    The cleared site amounts to approximately 23156.867m² (5.722 acres) or thereabouts. The school buildings were cleared in 2007.

    The site is suitable for a family pub and residential use (subject to planning permission).

    Sales particulars coming soon.

    Closing date to be confirmed.

    Land at High Street South Back

    High Street
    South Back
    Langley Moor
    DH7 8EX

    For further details, please see Land at High Street South Back. Langley Moor.

    Under offer

    Making an offer

    Our land and buildings are marketed through an electronic tendering process. All completed offer forms must be returned through the NEPO Portal. Read the Icon for pdf NEPO Global Registration Instructions (PDF, 123.7kb)  for further information on registering and using the NEPO Portal or visit the NEPO website.

    Further information

    Details of properties to be sold on the open market are advertised on this page. If you require any further information about a property, please call the contact on the relevant sales particulars. For any other enquiries, please contact us

    Mailing list

    If you are interested in the availability of future properties and wish to be placed on the mailing list, please fill in our Icon for pdf Surplus property mailing list form (PDF, 181.1kb) .

    Under Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1972, we are obliged to obtain the best price available for any property disposals. If you are interested in surplus property assets owned by the council, please contact us.

    Contact us
    Property Management
    Our address is:
    • Regeneration and Local Services
    • County Hall
    • Durham
    • County Durham
    • DH1 5UL
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