Location: The site is located about ten miles (or 16km) to the north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne city centre. Opposite the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, East Cramlington (NSECH)
Local authority: Northumberland County Council
Postcode of nearby property: NE23 6RR
Size: c8 ha (19.8 acres)
Site status: Permission granted in September 2015. Construction by house builder, Miller Homes, started on site in December 2016. Miller Homes have named the site Barley Meadows

Project description
192 homes suitable for families and first time buyers (with a mix of property sizes including 42 affordable homes; 138 family homes and 12 bungalows)

History
There has been little change in East Cramlington from the 1980s through to 2012 when construction started on the new hospital – Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, East Cramlington (NSECH)

Economic benefits
• Over £200,000 contribution to fund improvements to the Moor Farm Roundabout
• £1.5m new homes bonus paid to Northumberland County Council from the Government
• £225k additional council tax revenue per annum for Northumberland County Council
• More residents means an expanded market for local businesses

Social benefits
• Affordable housing
• A new play area
• A new cycle link along the frontage of the site to make it safer for cyclists
• Improved connections to public transport
• Improving safety and access on the B1326

Environmental benefits
• 1.23ha accessible open space –the equivalent of nearly two football pitches
• Improvements to wildlife corridor to encourage local wildlife

Downloads
Chapel View, one pager, May 2017
Chapel View, infographic, July 2015

 

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