The site extends to 0.64 acres (0.26 hectares) and is located within the settlement boundary of Ripon, North Yorkshire. The site is bound by terraced houses and the Zion Evangelical Church to the west, terraced housing to the south, St Wilfrid’s Church adjacent to the east and Holy Trinity School to the north fronting Trinity Lane. The site comprises a two-storey brick and steel-frame built building with pitched roofs which totals c.100,000 sq.ft and a servicing and storage yard which is c.0.4 acre. The site has a single point of vehicular access and egress from Trinity Lane on the northern boundary. The site was previously occupied by a timber merchants which ceased trading in 2018. None of the buildings on site are listed. The site lies within the Ripon Conservation Area. The site is also within close proximity to a number of listed buildings including the Grade II Listed Holy Trinity Church of England Infant School adjacent to the north of the site and fronting Trinity Lane. The site is located within the settlement boundary of the City of Ripon, North Yorkshire which falls within the administrative boundary of Harrogate Borough Council (HBC). The site is well connected via road; Junction 49 of the A1 Motorway is easily accessible via Dishforth Road, approximately 4 miles to the east of Trinity Lane. Harrogate lies approximately 12 miles south of Trinity Lane and is directly accessible via the A61. The Yorkshire Dales are located to the west in an area of outstanding natural beauty famous for its three peaks and deep valleys. Ripon bus station provides ease of access to the wider conurbation and is located approximately 7 minutes’ walk (0.3 miles) south east of the site. Ripon centre is located within walking distance to the site which provides a wealth of services and amenities including hospitals, dental clinics, supermarkets and Duck Hill Shopping Quarter. There are a number of schools surrounding the site including Ripon Grammar School and Holy Trinity Junior School.