Location: Located about 5 miles or (around 8km) south west of Gateshead town centre
Local authority: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Postcode of nearby property: NE16 5HB
Size: c12 hectares (c30 acres)
Site status: Pre-planning
The Banks Group has owned the land south of Sunniside between Pennyfine Lane and A6076 (Stanley Road) since the early 1990s. Currently, with the region, and indeed the rest of the UK, in need of many new homes, Gateshead Borough Council is now proposing around 2,400 in various parts of the Borough including on parts of the green belt.