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Riverside Urban Village Masterplan Framework Approved

Riverside Urban Village Masterplan Framework Approved

Our Masterplan for a Riverside Urban Village, approved by Cabinet on 19 March, sets out a vision to develop up to 4,000 quality homes, supported by new schools, roads and a local centre. It will be located on a 160 hectare site in South Dewsbury, on land to the south of Ravensthorpe and south-east of Mirfield. Read more

Planning Protocol Launched at Property Forum

Planning Protocol Launched at Property Forum

A new strategy aimed at helping the delivery of new development in Leeds has been launched at today’s Property Forum event. The Leeds Planning Protocol is joint work between Leeds City Council and West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, setting out a commitment to working together. It builds on existing good practice of engaging with communities and front-loading the planning process, and promises a more proactive approach to delivering good growth in Leeds. Read more

Launch of Leeds Planning Protocol

Launch of Leeds Planning Protocol

As Chair of Leeds Chamber Housing Forum and also of Spawforths, David Rolinson has been working with Leeds City Council to develop a new planning protocol to guide all future planning applications within Leeds Read more

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

March 8th 2019 is International Women's Day. Spawforths are firm believers that balance is better with a 50:50 gender split in the office Read more

Business of the Month Award

Business of the Month Award

Spawforths were recently awarded the Business of the Month Award by local Solicitors Eaton Smith. This means that we will now be entered for the Business of the Year Award, held in July 2019. Read more

South Dewsbury Allocation Moves Forward

South Dewsbury Allocation Moves Forward

We are delighted to see that the Inspector has written to Kirklees Council supporting the proposed allocation at South Dewsbury as a significant Green Belt release. The £1 Billion scheme will deliver in the region of 4,000 new homes across a range of tenures and types and provide a major regeneration catalyst in an area that has suffered in recent years from a lack of significant private sector investment. Read more

Welcome to Kate, Lee and Stephen

Welcome to Kate, Lee and Stephen

We would like to welcome Kate, Stephen and Lee to Spawforths. They have all joined us during the last month as part of our strategic growth plans which aim to provide our existing and new clients with a high quality service. Read more

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