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Kings Moat Garden Village

Kings Moat Garden Village - Wrexham Road - Chester - Cheshire - CH4 9DE

Taylor Wimpey has received planning permission for a new residential development of up 513 homes on land to the west of Wrexham Road, Chester.

The development will include 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes.

  • Overview


    Taylor Wimpey has received planning permission for 513 new homes, including affordable housing, on land to the west of Wrexham Road, Chester. This website provides further information to update local residents and shares our initial proposals on the full planning application for the site. 

    Taylor Wimpey will be building 359 homes to meet the local needs as well as 154 affordable housing.  

  • About the site

    About the site

    The Kings Moat Garden Village development forms a sustainable urban extension on the south side of the city of Chester and offers an opportunity for a new place to be created including a new primary school, playing pitches and extensive open space..

    The principle of development was approved through the Local Plan process with the Council resolving grant full planning permission in January 2019.

    The site provides the opportunity to deliver high quality housing to meet the needs of the local community and includes a significant proportion of affordable housing The development will also bring benefits to the local community, including construction jobs, apprenticeships and increased economic activity in the area.

    The new development, located opposite Chester Business Park and The King's School, is ideal for accessing jobs and services through North Wales and the North West of England. Wrexham Road connects the site to directly to Chester city centre and to the A55 expressway which itself is linked to the wider motorway network.

    A Park & Ride site is located immediately to the south of the site which, together with the good public transport service available on Wrexham Road, provides excellent sustainable commuting options to Chester, Wrexham and beyond. In addition Chester railway station is only 3 miles to the north of the site providing direct services to North Wales and the North West of England.

  • What's proposed

    What's proposed?

    Taylor Wimpey will be building 513 homes at Kings Moat Garden Village. 

    The scheme retains many of the existing trees and hedgerows and will be adding many more to the extensive open space, providing footway and cycleway links to the wider network of green infrastructure. The site will be exclusively accessed from three new junctions on Wrexham Road. 

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  • Community

    Community Benefits

    At Taylor Wimpey we are focused on creating homes we are proud of and our residents are proud to own. We want to ensure the wider community will benefit from the development by consulting with local residents and investing our time, expertise and funds through off-site contributions into improving the communities we develop in. 

    Economic Benefits

    The new residential development, consisting of 513 new homes, will bring many economic benefits to the local area including S.106 and education contributions. 

    Public Open Space

    The site will provide areas of Public Open Space on site for existing and new residents in Chester to enjoy. The open space will link to existing green infrastructure and will provide connectivity to the wider rural landscape. 

    Pedestrian & Cycling Connectivity

    Pedestrian and cycling access will be provided throughout the site with a comprehensive network public footpaths and cycleways running throughout the site to ensure the wider community is accessible from all parts of the development.