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Development Plans for 5,000 New Homes in Leeds

October 14, 2015 | Landlord News  

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It has been revealed that next week the Leeds City Council executive board will go over plans to develop the Red Hall site in east Leeds – the largest greenfield housing site in the Leeds City Region.

The development of the site would see the construction of 5,000 new homes and a duel carriageway road. The council will work with developers, landowners, agencies, and the government to secure land and to promote investment. The ambitious and complex scheme would require significant funding in order to deliver the planned housing and infrastructure improvements.

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The council first announced their intention to sell off the 1.26 million sq ft Red Hall site in 2013, but they envisage the coming months will accelerate the process of turning the land into what would be one of the most significant housing developments in years. Councillor Richard Lewis said: “The opportunities across this area are of a scale that can be matched in very few places across the country.”

The Red Hall site is currently the home of a plant nursery and horticultural facilities that have produced gardens that have won awards at the Chelsea Flower Show. They grow over 3 million plants a year for parks, roundabouts, and other areas across the city. There are plans to relocate the nursery to Whinmoor Grange.

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