More than 4,000 new homes could be built on the western side of Harrogate alone, sparking fears about the impact of the extra sewage on Oak Beck in particular.
Building thousands of new homes in Harrogate could lead to more raw sewage ending up in the River Nidd, the Harrogate & District Green Party has warned. A Stray Ferret investigation published this morning revealed Yorkshire Water released raw sewage into rivers...
Conservative councillor Margaret Atkinson wants to build a new four bedroom home with a two-bay car port on land in Kirkby Malzeard. However the proposed home is classed as an “agricultural workers’ dwelling” which brings with it rules on size.
Harrogate Borough Council’s planning committee has sent plans for 36 homes in Goldsborough, near Knaresborough, back to the drawing board. Councillors said the plans needed a rethink.
Harrogate Borough Council granted the landowner permission to fell the 36 trees. Residents whose homes are close to the site believe that they were not given adequate opportunity to object.
The site is not allocated for housing in Harrogate Borough Council’s Local Plan, but it is included on the council’s Brownfield Land Register which identifies sites that are considered to be appropriate for redevelopment for residential use.
The building has been empty since 2013 and lies within the College Business Park. It was previously used as offices by the Inland Revenue.
In his monthly property column, local expert Alex Goldstein examines where the blame lies for the deluge of PLC new homes in the district.
In August 2020, HBC’s planning committee voted by 10 to 1 to refuse the application on Kingsley Road over fears it would make already clogged roads in the area worse.
Owner Sandra Doherty is stepping down as chief executive of the Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce. She plans to move to Northumberland and retire.
We asked Wallace Sampson whether he felt responsible for the failings of planning in Harrogate in recent years and whether the district’s infrastructure can cope with the volume of new homes proposed.
The development faced fierce opposition within the village, with 229 objections and none supporting. Historic England said it would damage the ‘precious but fragile’ skyline of York.
After months of complaints that its search process was taking too long, Harrogate Borough Council last night said it has reduced the average waiting time to just 12 days.