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Low Welwyn Reservoir

Ottway Walk, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9AT

Freehold: Offers in excess of £85,000

  • Former water reservoir
  • Good sized plot for one or two new dwellings
  • Attractive edge of village location


The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Welwyn, approximately 0.5 miles to the west of Junction 6 of the A1(M), 3 miles north of Welwyn Garden City and 7 miles south of Stevenage. It is approximately 0.5 miles to the south of Welwyn High Street.

The land is situated at the end of Ottaway Walk and is surrounded to the west and north by Welwyn Tennis Club and Welwyn & District Bowls Club respectively, and a residential dwelling to the east. Immediately to the south of the site is an area of green space seperating it from the housing estate beyond.


The property comprises a former water reservoir situated on a good sized plot on the edge of Welwyn.

The reservoir is approximately 11.7 x 7.6 metres with a depth of 4.68 metres and appears to be a predominantly brick structure. The site area is approximately 0.23 acres and is a mix of grass and reservoir roof, with a fenced boundary incorporating trees and hedges.

A 3D scan of the reservoir has been prepared and is available by clicking the 3D Model tab.


The property is likely to be developed and therefore exempt from the EPC regulations.

Business Rates

The property has not been assessed for business rates purposes.


There is no planning history for the site. We understand that the property is located within the Green Belt and Landscape Character Area.


The property is available Freehold with vacant possession.


We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £85,000.

Legal Costs

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs.

Finance Act 1989

Unless otherwise stated, all prices are quoted exclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT). Purchasers should satisfy themselves independently as to VAT in respect of any transaction.

Safety Note: Think Safety First

For your own personal safety and given the potential hazards, we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection. Please ensure children are supervised at ALL times.

Legal Notice:

The agent and their client give notice that they are not authorised to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.