Planning Consent Granted

A meeting of Bradford Council’s planning committee before Christmas granted consent for the first 139 houses in Urbo’s New Bolton Woods project. Urbo is in negotiations with a number of potential partners to deliver the houses and hopes to start work on site in the summer.

The UK Top 100 Regeneration Projects 2011 – Chesterfield Waterside moves up to #50

Chesterfield Waterside is now rated as the 50th largest urban regeneration project in the UK according to industry magazine Regeneration and Renewal. This is a move of 29 places in two years. The Top 100 Regeneration Projects listing is intended to provide an annual snapshot of the UK’s most investment-hungry physical regeneration schemes.

Marketing Brochure launched

Urbo’s new brochure for Chesterfield Waterside is now available showing the many opportunities available at the site. The brochure incorporates new images of how the completed development will look, produced by our scheme architects OMI. Contact agents Knight Frank for more details or call in at our new marketing suite: – Urbo, 36 Bridge Business […]

Town remains excited for Chesterfield Waterside

A survey recently carried out by the Derbyshire Times has shown that 63% of respondents are looking forward to the Chesterfield Waterside development the most. The survey, which was about Chesterfield and published online, asked respondents which of the three key developments in the town – Chesterfield Waterside, Peak Resort and Northern Gateway, they were […]

HS2 boost for Chesterfield

Peter Swallow the managing director of Chesterfield Waterside, has welcomed today’s announcement that the HS2 high speed rail link through Derbyshire will include a station at Chesterfield. He said: “Proposals for the HS2 stop in Chesterfield and Staveley maintenance depot, had already sparked a surge of interest in the town helping to raise the town’s […]

Enabling works at Basin Square completed

Phase one of Chesterfield Waterside’s £75 million Basin Square development has taken a major step forward following the completion of enabling works. Chesterfield-based earthworks and landscaping contractor, NT Killingley Ltd has carried out the ground works in order to prepare the entire site for construction. As part of the groundworks, an acoustic noise bund has […]

Work starts at UK’s biggest leisure development in Chesterfield

Less than three miles from Chesterfield Waterside, site enabling work is underway at the UK’s largest leisure development, Peak Resort. Peak Resort is an integrated leisure, health, sport and education resort on the Birchall Estate, Unstone. The all-year-round tourism destination will be open to day and overnight guests, offering all-weather activities, events and a digital retail […]

Consent granted for scale and height of buildings in phase 1 at Chesterfield Waterside

Outline planning consent has been granted for the proposed heights and massing of the buildings to be incorporated in the £75 million Phase 1 Basin Square development at the Chesterfield Waterside scheme. The granting of consent now means the developers, Bolsterstone Plc, can move forward with negotiations with potential occupiers and investors for the hotel, […]