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
Spawforths have secured planning permission and building regulations approval for a new visitor centre and community facility located at Newmillerdam. Read more
Spawforths on behalf of Pochin Goodman Northern Gateway submit for reserved matters approval, enabling and infrastructure works to facilitate a first phase residential development at this nationally significant regeneration site. Read more
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
Spawforths are excited that the Aire River Growth Corridor Masterplan is currently being consulted on by WMDC. The masterplan seeks to transform former industrial brownfield land into new communities for up to 4,500 new homes. The former industrial sites will be transformed and the town centre revitalised. Green, open spaces, free of vehicles, will be created to provide better links between neighbourhoods and more opportunities for walking and cycling in the area. Read more
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