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Future Carrington: Flagship Mixed-Use Community Revealed

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Spawforths, working on behalf HIMOR Group on their 1,655-acre Carrington site, are currently preparing two planning applications as part of the first stage of a new `Future Carrington`. This will cover an area of over 170 acres and comprises of 900 new homes and one million sq ft of business space, local shopping facilities and a new home for Carrington Rugby Club. 

Spawforths have worked on this site, which is one of the largest freehold brownfield sites in the North West since 2013, prior to its acquisition by HIMOR. HIMOR took over the ownership and management of the former Shell refinery in 2015 from Langtree Group, now known as Network Space, as part of a business restructure.  

Spawforths are working with HIMOR to develop a masterplan for ‘Future Carrington’, in partnership with Trafford Council which will be brought forward in stages. The first two planning applications are expected to be submitted in Spring 2016 with the aim of building a new community, delivering new family homes and bringing new job opportunities to Trafford.  Following the release of a draft masterplan for  the first stage of development, a Public Consultation event is being held at Carrington Business Park - Monday 29th Feb, between 3pm and 8pm, which will be attended by Spawforths and the Future Carrington Team. 

Paul Stanley, director at HIMOR, said: “This is a landmark project for both HIMOR and Trafford Council. We’re determined to create a legacy community that helps meet regional need for sustainable housing growth and delivers unprecedented employment opportunities.

Our draft masterplan is the first, exciting step in delivering a vision for the Carrington estate. The site has long been seen as a unique opportunity to bring about large scale transformation within the Greater Manchester area”

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