Work begins on new 89 home development in Wakefield

Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire has begun construction on 89 new homes in Wakefield.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 10:18 am

The upcoming development, named Newton Grange, is situated a mile and half north of Wakefield City Centre, just off Leeds Road,and will include a range of two to four-bedroom properties including eight affordable homes and a wheelchair accessible bungalow.

In December 2020, Wakefield Council’s planning and highways committee approved the proposals set out by Taylor Wimpey which complemented surrounding housing and offered house types which are currently in short supply.

Jenny Purple, Land Director at Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire, said: “We’re very pleased to begin construction on Newton Grange this month and look forward to seeing the new development take shape.

The upcoming development, named Newton Grange, is situated just off Leeds Road and will include a range of two to four-bedroom properties.

“We’ll be offering a range of different house types, suitable for people at all stages of the property ladder and we are working closely with our partners to bring high-quality, much-needed new properties to house hunters in Wakefield.

“As homebuilders, now is the start of an exciting time for us and we look forward to speaking to our very first potential residents.”

Taylor Wimpey will be contributing £597,531.96 to the Community Infrastructure Levy and, as part of its commitment to helping and improving the local community in which it builds, the homebuilder will be providing a bus stop contribution of £20,000 which will go towards the provision of two Real-Time Information Boards at bus stop numbers 22222 and 22223 on Leeds Road.

Taylor Wimpey will also make a Metrocard contribution to the sum of £46,546 and a Traffic regulation order contribution of £5,000 to control parking and highway safety around the site.

To find out more about Newton Grange or register interest to hear additional news about the development and its properties, click here.