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Finding a building plot

Find a plot of land

Finding a plot of land to build your home on, or a property to renovate, is often cited as one of the most difficult parts of a making a self-build project happen. Find Gateshead Council land and property for sale at property to let and buy.

If you are an individual, or a group of households looking for a serviced plot of land in Gateshead, and you meet the eligibility criteria,. You can apply to join the Gateshead Self and Custom Build Register. You can then record your interest in seeking a serviced plot of land in Gateshead. 

Before searching for a plot it's a good idea to think about what location you want to live in. Look at local prices of land and property, to assess if this is an affordable choice of location. It is advisable to be flexible and to avoid getting involved in detailed design ideas before you have found a plot.

You can contact local land and estate agents and let them know what your requirements are. 

Google maps (opens new window) is an excellent tool for spotting possible development opportunities without having to walk the streets.

Further information on finding a plot:

Contact us

Housing Growth Team
Housing, Environment and Healthy Communities
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre

0191 433 3462