Location: About three miles to the south west of Darlington town centre. The site is to the north of the existing village of Hurworth
Local authority: Darlington Borough Council
Postcode of nearby property: DL2 2EH
Size: c5.4 hectares (c13 acres)
Site status: Planning permission granted in February 2017.

Project overview
This scheme is delivering high quality housing, on an appropriate piece of developable land in the area to be built by Bellway Homes. Bellway have named the site Hurworth Gardens. For more information please see: http://www.bellway.co.uk/new-homes/durham/hurworth-gardens or call 07970 637270 or via email: durham-sales@bellway.co.uk

Project description
• 95 new quality family homes (with a mix of property sizes)

Economic benefits
• It is also anticipated that roughly 30 local jobs would be provided during the construction phase as well as significant supply chain opportunities which would support the local and regional economy
• Around a £950,000 new homes bonus from the Government for Darlington Borough Council
• Additional £180,000 council tax per annum for Darlington Borough Council
• Improvements to local road networks including traffic calming measures on Roundhill Road itself

Social benefits
• Much needed new homes for people in the area
• Financial contributions to the local primary school
• Subsidised evening bus service from Hurworth to Darlington

Environmental benefits
• Improved surface water management and drainage facilities
• New open space
• Green corridors
• Improved boundary planting

Roundhill Road, Hurworth, one pager, May 2017


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