Peel L&P proposes 350-home Worsley community
In partnership with housebuilder Northstone, the developer is planning to transform a 74-acre site close to RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford.
Peel L&P and Northstone have launched a public consultation on proposals to create up to 350 one- to four-bedroom homes on a site known as East of Boothstown.
The site, located off Leigh Road on the edge of Worsley, is allocated to be released from the Green Belt for housing in the emerging Places for Everyone joint plan.
Subject to planning approval, the scheme would be delivered in phases, with the first phase comprising 70 homes.
The development will provide a 20% provision of on-site affordable housing, while additional contributions could facilitate the delivery of discounted housing elsewhere in Salford, according to Peel.
The plans will “set a new standard for sustainable and environmentally conscious new homes”, the developer added.
Peel also plans to improve local road junctions in a bid to ease traffic in the area.
Annabel Baker, Peel L&P’s associate director of development planning, said: “The site has been identified in the Places for Everyone plan for some time and as these plans move forward, we have developed ideas for what would be delivered at this special site close to RHS Garden Bridgewater.
“Future homes need to be cleaner, greener and warmer and our homes would be significantly more energy efficient than those built today’s standard.
She added: “We look forward to working with the community to help shape these plans further to meet local needs and complement the surrounding landscape.”
Hope Architects is leading on design, the planning consultant is Turley, and Gillespies is the landscape architect.
Nearby, Peel is preparing plans for a £54m development on another site allocated in PfE.
Last year, the developer held a consultation on proposals for 450 homes at Hazelhurst Farm between Swinton and Worsley.
A planning application for this scheme is expected early this year.