An outstanding residential development opportunity
A cleared brownfield site stretching approximately 7 hectares (17.5 acres) with detailed planning permission for 271 dwellings and an affordable element of 15%, approximately 1 mile from Dinnington town centre.Knight Frank are pleased to offer this exceptional development opportunity on the outskirts of the town of Dinnington.This former Wood Storage Treatment Works site is located in an area of mixed commercial and residential use that lies adjacent to the green belt and overlooks Throapham Common, a 7.5 acre country park. The development site stretches to approximately 7 hectares (17.5 acres) and has been cleared of all structures and buildings by the current owners, leaving a relatively flat open space.PlanningA Reserved Matters application for 271 dwellings, granted on 5 February 2013 by Rotherham Borough Council under Ref: RB2012/1643. All buildings have now been fully demolished, precommencement conditions have been discharged, a material start has been made, and the entrance to the site has been partly formed.Affordable HousingRotherham Borough Council entered into a Section 106 Agreement with our client in 2008 on the basis of 15% affordable homes.Section 106The agreement enforces a financial contribution towards open space, cycle links and bus stops totalling £225,000, over and above the affordable housing element.
Dinnington is a small rural town in South Yorkshire and is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, equidistant from Sheffield, Rotherham and Worksop.Since the early 1990s, when Dinnington's main employment source closed (the colliery), significant redevelopment has taken place within the town, both commercial and residential, which has made significant strides in the recovery of the area.Dinnington has two primary schools, St Joseph's Primary School and Dinnington Community Primary School and two further education establishments; Rotherham College of Arts and Technology and the sixth form at Dinnington High School.Sheffield city is approximately 30 minutes away and offers magnificent and vibrant entertainment and culture scenes, universities, sports clubs and stadiums, and history and attractions that bring people from far and wide to the city.