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Planning history

Land to the West of Wigginton Road, referred to as the New Village North of Clifton Moor, is identified as a Strategic Allocation in the submitted York Local Plan (ST14) to deliver a new sustainable new village of a minimum of 1,348 new homes, alongside the delivery of significant community infrastructure.

York’s Local Plan is expected for formal adoption later this year, ensuring this site (ST14) is formally allocated for development. Due to the scale and complexity of this site, as well as the urgent need to deliver on local housing requirements, an initial planning application is being progressed now.

The brief

The identified Vision of the New Village site is to deliver: –

“A new village with its own identity and good local facilities to meet the everyday needs of residents as the community grows over time.

“A new village which is well-connected to the centre of York and surrounding settlements by sustainable modes of transport but clearly separated and screened from existing settlements to avoid coalescence.

“A place that feels a part of York but is still a separate place”.

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