Location: Land to the east of Whinney Lane, Harrogate. The site is around 2 miles south of Harrogate town centre
Local authority: Harrogate Borough Council
Postcode of nearby property: HG3 1QF
Size: About 6.2 hectares (c15 acres)
Site status: Planning Permission granted at Harrogate Borough Council Planning Committee on 16 October 2018

The site is currently mostly undeveloped agricultural land. Castle Hill Farm buildings exist on part of the site and will be retained as part of the development proposals. The site has been identified for development as part of the emerging Harrogate Borough Council Local Plan.

Project description
Castle Hill Farm is located to the east of Whinney Lane. The proposals include around 130 new family homes with a mix of property sizes and design.

Banks Property hope to be speaking with you and members of your local community on the proposals over the coming weeks and months. Please get in touch to book a session to speak with the project team. Various sessions are being held in the local area now. You will have an opportunity to look at our proposals and give you the opportunity to give us feedback.

Economic benefits
• Direct and indirect jobs on site during construction period
• New homes bonus for Harrogate Borough Council
• Additional council tax each year for Harrogate Borough Council to help pay for council services

Social benefits
• Affordable housing
• Contribution to local education provision

Environmental benefits
• Sustainable transport
• New pedestrian links
• New informal open space
• New green corridors and enhanced connectivity

Castle Hill Farm Community Newsletter, November 2017
Castle Hill Farm Drop In Posters, November 2017
Castle Hill Farm Drop In Comments Sheet, November 2017


Get in touch

We welcome your feedback

Whether you wish to tell us that we have done something really well or that we could have done something better we value your feedback.

It helps us to shape the way we operate and to continually improve our performance. It is very much part of our development with care approach.

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Support this Project

Thank you for supporting our proposal to build much needed new homes at Castle Hill Farm. Please enter your details in the form below and let us know your reasons for supporting our Castle Hill Farm new homes project either by clicking the reasons below or writing your own in the free text box below:

  1. New much needed family homes for local people
  2. Community improvements
  3. New play areas
  4. New footpaths and cycle-ways
  5. Contribution to local education provision
  6. Highways improvements to the local area
  7. Improved drainage facilities

The information in this form will be emailed to the Banks Group and may be passed on to the relevant planning officer.

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