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Property Gold is a monthly column written by independent bespoke property consultant, Alex Goldstein. With over 17 years' experience, Alex helps his clients to buy and sell residential property in some of the most desirable locations in Yorkshire and beyond. This...
Today final planning approval for 72 homes in the conservation village of Spofforth goes before Harrogate Borough Council. The area has environmental and historical importance and is prone to being flooded. In this special report, journalist and resident, Anne Czernik, looks at a planning system that many villagers feel has failed them
An increase in demand, the backlog of searches from the first lockdown and struggles with staff numbers have all put strain on the process.
Land searches are taking four times as long as the seven-day target, prompting the council to train more staff. One property consultant described the turnaround time as ‘appalling’.
Owners and tenants of four Ripon homes in danger of collapsing, say emergency action must be taken to protect passers-by, neighbouring properties and road users.
Demolition of the former Ripon library building has led to a chapter of issues for a prominent site in the city and councillors continue to call for it to be tidied up .
Courtney Barrass has been on the council waiting list since her private landlord gave her notice to leave in April. She claims some single parents receive a house much quicker and urged the council to act.
When Mat and Jane Pritchard bought a small flat in Ripon’s fashionable Bedern Court in 2000, nobody could foresee the heartache that lay ahead for them and others in the development.
Lister Haigh, which has offices in Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge, recruits five new members of staff in another sign of a post-lockdown boom in the property market.
The hotel is owned by Sandra Doherty, chief executive of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce, who plans to retire from hospitality but stay on at the chamber.
The housebuilding company originally received permission to convert the building on Whitcliffe Lane but now claims it is not structurally sound and should be demolished.
Harrogate Borough Council has now validated the planning application. It is a move the developers see as a “major step forward” towards construction.