Mosley Common, Tyldesley
A masterplan for Mosley Common will create a healthy living community with distinctive neighbourhoods that will be embedded into the area’s natural landscape of woodlands, watercourses and moss land with a new Community and Travel Hub sitting at the heart of the scheme.
The proposals will provide 1,100 new homes to suit a range of needs and around 25 per cent will be available for people with affordable housing needs. Residents will be within walking distance of a bus stop on the Leigh Guided Busway and a network of footpaths, cycleways would improve access to Walkden train station and the local area. The development would also feature a new destination parkland providing opportunities for ecological improvements and recreation, and connecting people to nature.
- 25% Affordable homes for the local community
- New Community and Travel Hub
- Bus stop on Leigh Guided Busway
- New destination parkland
- Opportunity for primary school expansion
- £154m investment in construction of the proposed development
- 200 jobs supported
- Potential for the delivery of a new Country Park
- Development will be integrated with a multi-modal green and blue infrastructure network which delivers a truly landscape-led approach to development
- Includes a new stop on the Leigh-Salford-Manchester guided busway, meaning it is a highly accessible with numerous opportunities for sustainable travel and reducing reliance on the private car
- Enhanced footpaths and cycleway links
- New tree planting, ecological habitats, SuDS and water bodies, natural parks and animal shelters
Gibfield Park will be a high-quality mixed-use development within an attractive landscape framework with the ability to delivery c. 500 - 550 new homes both affordable and open market and 45,500 sq m of employment space providing modern, flexible and high specification floorspace which will be suitable for commercial and industrial occupiers and will form a logical expansion to the Gibfield Park Industrial Area.
- Affordable homes for the local community
- New school places
- New heath facilities · 168.4m investment in the construction of the proposed development
- 1350 new jobs (900 net direct, 450 indirect)
- £9.4m uplift in retail expenditure
- £20m uplift in gross annual income from new employed residents
- A network of green infrastructure and leisure resources, including a substantial and accessible Country Park, connections to the wider natural environment and enhancements to the PRoW network and a potential new country park
- Connections to local transport bus and rail links located near to the site.
- The co-location of housing and employment which enables a sustainable pattern of growth
- Aim for Biodiversity Net Gain through the retention of valued habitats and enhancement of biodiversity resources via green infrastructure, wetlands, hedgerow/tree planting and ongoing habitat management.
- A comprehensive SuDS network
- Exploring renewable energy generation and sustainable construction methods to minimise carbon impact
Land at the former Pemberton Colliery, Wigan
In July 2020, Peel received outline planning permission to build up to 268 family homes at the former Pemberton Colliery in Wigan. The site has since been sold to Northstone, part of the Peel group, who have submitted a reserved matters application which is expected to receive a decision in late 2021.
- Northstone are contributing £4.05m to the delivery of the M58 link road to connect Foundry Lane and the Smithy Brook Road Roundabout.
- 13% of the homes on the development will be affordable, enabling access to the housing market for those who are struggling to get on the ladder.
- The proposed development will provide a range of high-quality homes in a variety of sizes, suitable for first time buyers, young people and families.
- Additional pedestrian and cycle connections to the new link road infrastructure and train station will be provided to encourage sustainable travel to local amenities.
- Green space to be provided as part of the development inclusive to a new central village green, retention of the belt of trees between the development and railway and a new band of landscaping adjacent to the new ring road.
- Properties will exceed the standard energy efficiency requirements through the provision of household technology that is proven to lower energy bills.
- Infrastructure to support electric vehicle charging will be provided with each dwelling.
Astley Business Park
This is a consent and allocated employment site, located of Chaddock Lane, less than 500 metres from the East Lancs Road. Peel are currently exploring opportunities from a range of development across the site.
- 30 acre site
- Access constructed
The plans for this site are at an embryonic stage, allowing Peel to ensure that we match and exceed, where possible, the sustainability targets of the company.
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