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Land for sale in Alconbury Weston, Cambridgeshire

Land for sale close to Huntingdon, St Neots, Peterborough, Cambridge and the A1(M)

On Alconbury Hill Road, Alconbury Weston, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4JG

Why buy land for sale in Alconbury Weston?

A fantastic opportunity for you to own a parcel of agricultural land within the developing Alconburys. The area has a lovely community spirit and provides a good array of local amenities.

Measuring nearly 7 acres in total, the land is available as a whole or in just 2 lots. The land is flat and benefits from extensive road frontage onto Alconbury Hill road.

The site is set down from the A1(M) and would be suitable for a variety uses subject to any necessary planning consent. It should be noted that planning permission for 15 new homes was recently granted on a parcel of land nearby.

The site is served by excellent transport links providing good access to nearby Huntingdon, St Neots, Peterborough & Cambridge. Road and rail links via the A1(M) and Huntingdon train station also give fast access to London.


Both lots benefit from road frontage onto Alconbury Hill Road. Please call 01727 701330 for details on how to access the property.

Local Development

Just ½ mile from the land for sale, over 2 acres of undeveloped land off Vinegar HIll was granted planning permission for 15 new homes in December 2022 (Planning Ref. 21/02027/OUT).

Furthermore, to promote custom and self-build housing the local council have included two policies in the Huntingdonshire Local Plan to encourage developers and landowners to provide land for custom and self-build homes. (Source:

There are also numerous examples of planning permission being granted for agricultural, equestrian, recreational and sui generis uses in the local area most notably including:

6/02674/AGDET - Erection of a 372 sq.m. agriciultural store within the same original farm as the land for sale.

19/00083/FUL - Erection of a double garage with home office, stables, garden room, swimming pool and tennis court. Change of use of part of land to keep horses and change of use of part of land to garden land just 0.6 miles from the land for sale.

19/01519/FUL - Change of use from agricultural land to dog day-care and dog related field activities, with fencing, parking and 3 x day-care outbuildings less than 2 miles north-west of the land for sale.


The land is Greenfield. Any change of use would be subject to the the appropriate permissions.


The land is subject to an Overage based on 25% of any uplift in value following the grant of planning permission for development other than that which is for agricultural or equestrian purposes. The Overage period is 25 years from November 2022.

Method of Sale

The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots. The freehold is available with vacant possession upon completion.

Land values have risen by over 7% in the last year.

Land values continued to rise last quarter and in the past year land has outperformed the FTSE 100, UK house prices and interest from savings in the bank.

These increases are also outpacing inflation as land continues to be seen as a tangible safe-haven for investment. Investors are also competing with a wide variety of lifestyle and environmentally-motivated buyers as demand once again outstrips supply.

— Farmland Market Update, Carter Jonas

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The land is available freehold as a whole or in lots. If you have an alternative budget or size requirement, we may be able to help. Please call 01727 701330 for more information.

Lot Size Guide Price
AH1 2.49 acres SOLD
AH2 4.45 acres SOLD


On Alconbury Hill, Alconbury Weston, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4JG


The northern corner of the land can be found here: ///pranced.others.filed

Coordinates (latitude, longitude)

52.384188, -0.263047

Local Authority

Huntingdonshire District Council


  • North-west of Alconbury Weald
  • North-east of Alconbury Weston
  • North of Alconbury
  • 5.0 miles to Huntingdon
  • 10.7 miles to St Neots
  • 13.0 miles to Peterborough
  • 20.3 miles to Cambridge

The land is pleasantly situated close to the Alconburys of Alconbury Weston, Alconbury and the new settlement of Alconbury Weald. The area has a lovely community spirit and here you can find everything you need from local shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants to good schools, social clubs and a doctor’s surgery.

To the south is the bustling historic market town of Huntingdon as well as the large and fast growing town of St Neots.

The larger cities of Peterborough and Cambridge are also close by. The famous city of Cambridge, known for its university, is a popular destination with plenty of independent shops alongside familiar brands as well as a variety of cafés, pubs and restaurants to enjoy.

The land benefits from excellent transport links and lies just off the A1(M), which provides good access to London, and close to the A14 major east–west road. Public transport links are also available with bus stops outside the entrance to the site and nearby Huntingdon train station providing fast and direct rail links into London.

Travel & Transport

  • Just off junction 14 of the A1(M)
  • 3.6 miles to the A141
  • 3.7 miles to the A14
  • 4.9 miles to Huntingdon Train Station *
  • 17.7 miles to M11 (junction 14)

*  Journey Times: 15 mins to Peterborough; 31 mins to Hitchin; 36 mins to Stevenage; 57 mins to Finsbury Park; 1 hr 4 mins to London St Pancras International

Leisure & Equestrian

There is a footpath at the entrance of the land leading to a wider network of walks.

After a long trek, there are two local pubs nearby offering delicious food and drink; The White Hart in Alconbury Weston and The Manor in Alconbury, a family run pub, steakhouse & hotel.

The Alconburys have a thriving community with numerous events held throughout the year. There are also lots of open green spaces, including a play park as well as a popular sports & social club, which offers an array of activities including a choir, bowls, football, cricket, bingo, quiz nights, pool competitions and youth nights!

Nearby Hamerton Zoo is home to hundreds of animals and provides a fun day out for all.

For the horse racing enthusiast, Huntingdon Racecourse is a 10 minute drive from the site with Newmarket slightly further afield.

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The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991
Vantage Land Limited has produced these particulars in good faith but cannot guarantee total accuracy. Sizes and distances are approximate. Purchasers should verify any detail of importance prior to viewing and purchase. The particulars are not an offer or contract. Comments made in general advertising may not apply to this particular property and of course planning permission cannot be guaranteed.

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