Economic benefits

  • Additional council tax revenue of £443,000 to Leeds City Council
  • A new homes bonus (paid by the Government) spread over 6 years, of around £2.7m has been paid to Leeds City Council to spend on improvements and essential services within the area
  • The development is providing over 100 construction jobs for local contractors and suppliers
  • Families moving into the area will increase trade for local shops and business

Social benefits

  • New, high quality family housing helps retain families within the Methley area, enabling them to support local services
  • The provision of affordable homes will help young families get on the property ladder, in the area where they grew up
  • Investment in the area will attract new families, bring increased spending in the local economy and strengthen the existing community
  • The scheme will also bring flood alleviation measures into being that will protect the whole village – although the site itself does not flood

Environmental benefits

  • The homes on the site are built to modern standards of energy efficiency
  • The development includes wildlife corridors
  • Also homes are not being built on the woodland triangle
  • New pathways are also being created that will increase walking and cycling in the area
  • The project has also involved the removal of invasive plants such as Japanese knot weed

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