Harrogate Borough Council is drawing up a plan for what infrastructure, such as schools, roads and doctor’s surgeries, are needed in the west of Harrogate where as many as 4,000 new homes could eventually be built before 2035.
Harrogate Borough Council is drawing up a plan for what infrastructure, such as schools, roads and doctor's surgeries, are needed in the west of Harrogate where as many as 4,000 new homes could be built by 2035. Harlow Hill, Rossett, and Pannal Ash are already some of...
Statistics show that the average price of a house in the Harrogate Borough has increased by more than £28,000 in just one year. This is still only half of the national average increase.
Councillors on Harrogate Borough Council’s planning committee had concerns that plans for 260 homes in Boroughbridge were “crammed in”. One councillor said it was “like a sink development from Lancashire, not something that we should be having in North Yorkshire”.
Harrogate Borough Council’s planning committee yesterday voted against a recommendation to approve the development on the site of the former police training centre on Yew Tree Lane. Planners wanted to increase the number of homes from 161 to 200 by building on a sports pitch.
FInal plans have been submitted for 12 homes off Bar Lane in Knaresborough. The development was given outline approval back in 2018.
A plan has been submitted to convert Brookfield House in Harrogate into a house. It follows approval for a similar application at Alexa House, Ripon Road, being approved.
Windsor House is one of the most distinctive landmarks in Harrogate. There have been several similar applications to convert it into housing in recent years.
Buckinghamshire-based Kebbell Development has lodged plans with Harrogate Borough Council to build 28 homes in Bishop Monkton. It proposes to build two, three, four and five-bedroom houses off Knaresborough Road.
Figures reveal 774 homes in the Harrogate district have been empty for more than six months. At the same time about 1,700 households are in the queue for council housing.
Councillors are set to approve the application at the former Police Training Centre next week even though a plan that assesses transport and infrastructure needs associated with up to 4,000 new homes in western Harrogate has yet been published.
The school, which is set to open in September 2023, will cater for families moving into the new housing development at Manse Farm as well as the wider Knaresborough area, where 1,000 new homes are planned.
The building was built in 1961 and has been deteriorating for several years. Hornbeam Park Developments recently bought it and hope to convert it into appartments.