Benefits

The completion of the Skelton Gate proposal would deliver the following Social, Economic and Environmental benefits:

Social

  • Development of c. 700 houses
  • Meeting the Council’s housing requirement
  • Improvements to surrounding road network
  • Pedestrian and cycle networks

Economic

  • £3.8m New Homes Bonus
  • £1m additional Council Tax PA
  • 194 direct operational jobs
  • 116 indirect operational jobs
  • 850 person years of employment

Environmental

  • Creation of SuDS
  • Green Travel Plan
  • Strategic connections to existing networks
  • Enhanced landscaping
  • Biodiversity enhancements