Land owned by Kirklees Council has been sold at auction.
The former Whitcliffe Road First and Nursery School site in Cleckheaton, which has outline planning consent for five dwellings, achieved £103,000 in the sale run by Eddisons in Leeds. The guide price was £80,000-plus.
Meanwhile, a vacant inner through terrace property on East Street in Huddersfield sold for £57,000. It had been offered on the instructions of a deceased estate at a guide of £35,000 plus.
In total Eddisons generated proceeds of more than £8.6m at its latest round of auctions, which included dates in London and Manchester as well as Leeds.
Over the three days, 60% of lots offered were sold, with an average price per lot of £157,500.
Tony Webber, of Eddisons, said: “This was a good performance with stock selling well in all categories.
“The demand for development land is a strong indication of renewed developer confidence.”
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