Oldham approves 70 homes
Redrow Homes can get to work to deliver 64 houses and six apartments off Huddersfield Road following the green light from councillors at last Thursday’s planning meeting.
Geoff Perry Associates designed the scheme, which will see the construction of 70 homes featuring six one-bedroom apartments, as well as 18 three-, 37 four-, and nine five-bedroom houses.
Under the terms of the approval, around 13% of the project would be affordable housing as detailed in a Section 106 agreement.
Residents will be provided with a total of 204 car parking spaces and 66 cycle spaces.
The eight-acre site neighbours the £25m Saddleworth School. The land is currently vacant following the closure and subsequent demolition of Shaw Pallet Works in 2006.
Contractor WRT was granted planning permission to build 77 homes there last year, however plans never materialised.
Ryan & May is the planning consultant for Redrow’s scheme. Also on the project team are transport consultant Hydrock, noise consultant PDA, and landscape architect Trevor Bridge Associates. Delta Simons is advising on flood risk and drainage strategy.
To find out more about the plans, search for application number FUL/349826/22 on Oldham Council’s planning portal.