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Swinnow Park, Wetherby

Racecourse Approach - Wetherby - Leeds - LS22 5EG

We are currently preparing an Outline Planning Application for approximately 800 family homes off Racecourse Approach in Wetherby.

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  • Overview

    Overview

    Taylor Wimpey is currently preparing an Outline Planning Application on land off Racecourse Approach, Wetherby. 

    The key characteristics of the proposed scheme are:

    • Approximately 800 new dwellings incorporating a range of types and sizes of houses to meet local needs.
    • Provision of on site affordable housing.
    • Reservation of land for a new two form entry primary school.
    • Proposals for retail convenience store of up to 372 sq metres.
    • Areas of Public Open Space and retention of the tree lined Avenue to form part of development.
    • Proposed Vehicular Access from Racecourse Approach.
    • Landscaping buffer to A1 (M).

    In order that the views and opinions of local people can be taken into consideration, Taylor Wimpey are hosting an online public consultation of our emerging proposals.

    A leaflet was issued to local residents inviting them to participate in our online consultation. You can view a copy of the leaflet here.

     

     

     

  • About the site

    About the Site

    The site is being promoted by Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire through the emerging Leeds Sites and Allocations Plan (SAP) and is proposed as part of a Phase 1 housing site, suitable for up to 1,100 dwellings and land reserved for a two form entry primary school.

    The proposed Local Plan allocation site includes land beyond the red line boundary of this proposed application.

    The site is located to the north east of Wetherby and benefits from wider transport connections, located adjacent to the A1 (M).

  • What's proposed

    What's Proposed?

    Prior to the submission of the planning application, a masterplan has been created which highlights some of the items that are being proposed within the scheme.Key characteristics include:

    • Approximately 800 new dwellings incorporating a range of types and sizes of houses to meet local needs.
    • Provision of on site affordable housing.
    • Reservation of land for a new two form entry primary school.
    • Proposals for retail convenience store of up to 372 sq metres.
    • Areas of Public Open Space and retention of the tree lined Avenue to form part of development.
    • Proposed Vehicular Access from Racecourse Approach.
    • Landscaping buffer to A1 (M).

    Please click here to view our consultation materials for more information.  

    If you have any questions or wish to comment please submit your feedback through the website or write to us at the email or postal address provided.

     

  • Community

    Community Benefits

    There will be a range of community benefits that accompany the site’s development, such as:

    • We employ a wide range of trades, providing opportunities for local workers and sub-contractors.
    • An investment will be received by Leeds City Council through the New Homes Bonus scheme, which has been set up by the Government to accompany new housing development and benefit local communities in which it takes place.
    • The development will deliver a range of housing to meet the needs and aspirations of the whole community. There will be a provision of affordable homes as well as homes to meet the needs of first time buyers, key workers and families.
    • If planning permission is granted a £5 million CIL payment will be made to the Council and a S106 legal agreement entered into which together cover any required improvements  to the existing local infrastructure and services.
  • Updates

    News and Updates

    March 2017

    Taylor Wimpey is currently preparing an Outline Planning Application for development of approximately 800 new family homes. Served from Racecourse Approach, our proposals comprise a range of 2 to 5 bedroom homes.

    In order that the views and opinions of local people can be taken into consideration, Taylor Wimpey is holding an online public consultation of our emerging proposals. Please view our online proposals for further information. If you have any questions or wish to comment please submit your feedback through the website or write to us at the email or postal address provided.