A planning application as been lodged for 116 Dwellings and a 60 Bedroom Extra Care Facility with communal areas, salon and roof garden together with associated highways and Public Open Space Area on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton.
As previously reported, the development is being built by Wates Construction Ltd on behalf of Leeds City Council.
2.27 hectares of land is to be kept as public green space, to include natural areas for play and dog walking, landscaping and sustainable drainage features to promote biodiversity together with a senior sized football pitch for community use
The breakdown of new properties is as follows:
- 60 x 1 and 2 bed apartments within an extra care facility building
- 16 x 1 bed flexible bungalows for adults of a working age – fully wheelchair accessible
- 100 x 2, 3 and 4 bed general needs homes.
Surveys and enabling works at the site have been approved including move an electricity sub station.
You can read the full application on the Council’s planning portal here. Comments in support of or objecting to the application can be made online unitl Wednesday 13 March 2021.
Visualisations by Ares Landscape Architects