Selling development sites and building plots across Oxfordshire

We are actively seeking land to sell with planning consent or development potential in and around Oxfordshire. We maintain an extensive database of national, regional and local developers actively searching for new development opportunities which puts us in a good position to achieve the best possible price for your land.

If you have land with planning consent or believe you may have a potential development site or building plot please get in touch with our Land & Development team and we will be pleased to advise you on its likely development potential and value.

Development Potential
Sites with
Development Potential

Whether a vacant site, field or paddock or surplus garden we have developers seeking “Subject to Planning” opportunities either by way of Conditional Contracts or Option Agreements.

Planning Consent
Sites with
Planning Consent

Developers are constantly looking to buy sites with planning consent and we can advise you on the value of your land and ensure you get the best price for it.

Strategic Sites
Sites with
Development Potential

Even if your land is unlikely to achieve planning consent in the short term we can advise you on the right terms and conditions for agreeing a longer term Option or Promotional Agreement with a Developer or Land Promoter.

Experience where it counts

Our experienced team at Thomas Merrifield offer valuation and marketing advice on all types and sizes of residential land and development sites, from single building plots and barn conversions to major housing developments.

We are well-placed to offer general and impartial planning advice, working closely with trusted contacts in the fields of planning and architecture to make sure we maximise the potential of your land.

“Experience innovation and expertise with Thomas Merrifield. Unlock the full potential of your land today.”

Simon Merrifield FNAEA

“We can’t recommend Thomas Merrifield highly enough. We invited them to carry out a valuation of our property and we had no idea of the development potential it possessed.
We decided to explore the planning and Thomas Merrifield guided us every step of the way through to a successful planning consent. When the consent was granted, we decided to sell and were delighted with the price we achieved.”

Mr and Mrs S Y

Over 100 years

We have over 100 years of combined experience of working with land owners and developers across Oxfordshire and beyond.
Our experience

We have successfully worked closely with architects and planning consultants to assist in securing the optimum planning consent for your land, including advice on the best form of development, site layout, house type and house sizes.

We provide advice on re-sale prices and feasibility valuations to help you maximise site value.

Track record
A track record of success

Over the years our track record across Oxfordshire includes the sale of a number of significant “landmark” sites, amongst many smaller sites and building plots:

Rivermead Hospital, Oxford
Paul’s Malt, Wallingford
Morland’s Brewery, Abingdon
Rycotewood College, Thame
Eynsham Garden Centre
Land adjacent to Radley College

In summary we offer:
  • Planning and valuation advice
  • Feasibility and development appraisals
  • Sales by Private Treaty, informal Tender and Binding Tender
  • Subject to Planning sales by way of Option Agreements, Conditional Contracts and Promotion Agreements
  • Marketing advice

“Thomas Merrifield represent the best of local professional advice on development projects in Oxfordshire. I can’t rate them any higher for their sound advice and, ultimately, their success in achieving a fantastic land sale price for me. Always very happy with their services.”

Graeme Wilson
“We offer an end-to-end consultancy service to land owners”
James Merrifield
Would you like to discuss your potential land and development opportunity?

Meet our Land & Development team based in our Oxford office

Simon Merrifield FNAEA
01865 515 000

Land and Development team James Merrifield

James Merrifield
01865 515 000

Land and Development team Philip Turner

Philip Turner FNAEA
01865 515 000

Land and Development team Dan Onion

Dan Onion BSc MRICS
01865 515 000

Our Land & New Homes guide

Download a PDF of our Land and Development brochure for further information on our services.
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Land and development sites sold by Thomas Merrifield

Land to the North West of Radley

White’s Lane, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Executive Summary
  • Significant Residential Development Opportunity.
  • Outline planning consent for 240 dwellings (35% affordable).
  • Site extending to circa 13.54 hectares (33.46 acres).
Land adjoining Manor Close Chilton

Manor Close Chilton, Oxfordshire, OX11 0SS

Executive Summary
  • Prime residential development site..
  • Site comprises an open parcel of land on the north side of the village.
  • 2.63 acres/1.06 hectares with Outline Planning Consent for 15 dwellings.
Land at Chailey House, Blewbury

Chailey House, Bessels Way, Blewbury, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 9NJ

Executive Summary
  • Outstanding Residential Development Site.
  • 3.5 acres / 1.4 hectares with Outline Planning Permission for 30 dwellings (18 private, 12 affordable).
  • The land at Chailey House is located in a semi-rural position on the edge of the South Oxfordshire village of Blewbury.
Land located in Launton Road, Bicester

Launton Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6PZ

Executive Summary
  • Excellent residential development opportunity.
  • Prime development site of 1.22 acres / 0.49 hectares.
  • A fairly level site located in Launton Road approximately ½ mile from Bicester town centre.
Grade II Listed Lawn Upton House land

Lawn Upton School, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4QX

Executive Summary
  • Exceptional Residential Development Opportunity or for D1 Use as a Non-Residential Institution.
  • A predominantly level site of approximately 2.1 acres, housing the Grade II listed Lawn Upton House, stables, garden house and other buildings.
  • The site is approached via David Nicholls Close.
Canal-Side land on Woodstock Road

The Gables, Woodstock Road, Yarnton, Oxford, OX5 1PH

Executive Summary
  • An exceptional Canal-Side residential development opportunity.
  • This rural site in the Oxford Greenbelt extends to 1.67 acres/ 0.76 hectares in total with a frontage of 90 metres to the Oxford Canal towpath and has views over open fields to the north and east.
  • The site is roughly level, has been cleared and fenced.
To discuss the sale of your land or its development potential please contact us for an informal chat. We would love to hear from you.

Land & Development
Thomas Merrifield, Holyfield House,
1 Walton Well Road, Oxford OX2 6ED

Simon Merrifield FNAEA
James Merrifield
Philip Turner FNAEA
Dan Onion BSc MRICS

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They combine all the benefits of a traditional professional practice with a dynamic modern work ethic . They have the depth of knowledge and technical expertise to advise on all aspects of the development process and know their market.  We have sold several development opportunities via Phillip (or TM) and...
Simon Funnell
Thomas Merrifield represent the best of local and professional advice on development projects in Oxfordshire. I can’t rate them any higher for their sound advice and ultimately their success in achieving a land sale price for me that I was delighted with. Always very happy with their services. Thank you.
Graeme Wilson – Landmaze
We can’t recommend Thomas Merrifield highly enough. We invited James to carry out a valuation of our property and we had no idea of the development opportunity it possessed. We decided to explore the potential and were put in contact with architects, planners and builders with Thomas Merrifield guiding us...
Mr & Mrs S D Yaxley
We sold our high-value, detached property through Thomas Merrifield Wallingford and received a first-class service from start to finish. Craig was exceptional: knowledgeable, courteous, easy to deal with, responsive and tenacious, ensuring the perfect outcome for all. We intend to use Thomas Merrifield again and highly recommend them.
Rachel Edwards
As a buyer only whilst dealing with TM Wallingford, we found them to be incredibly supportive and communicative with the whole process. We are grateful for their effort to get the purchase – and the rest of the chain – organised!
Charlotte Day
Wonderful staff who were easy to contact, helpful and responsive to all our needs. Renting through TM was easy and painless and I would recommend TM to anyone looking in the Oxfordshire area. Thank-you Susan and team!
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