Decision details

Potential Development Of Council Owned Land:

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Safer Communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the sites at: 1 Springfield Drive Boroughbridge and 2 Garage sites at Park Row, Knaresborough are added to the list of HRA sites approved for development by Cabinet on 23 July 2014, subject to planning permissions.


That approval is given for changes to the number, size and, type of dwellings to be provided at the above sites should this be required as part of the planning process.


That grant funding opportunities be explored and the most beneficial combination of HRA and grant funding be determined at the point at which the developments take place.

Reasons for the decision:

The 2 additional sites will bring additional affordable housing to the Council’s housing portfolio.

Alternative options considered:

Not to approve these sites would have negative implications on the housing waiting lists and fail to maximise the land’s potential.

Publication date: 27/10/2020

Date of decision: 27/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2020 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Safer Communities

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