Bassingthorpe Farm is a superbly located, former Green Belt, 200Ha site close to Rotherham’s town centre as well as surrounding countryside, the Grade I Listed Wentworth Woodhouse and Parkland and the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District.
With a comprehensive masterplan in place the site will accommodate 2,400 new homes, 13Ha of employment land, a new primary school and attractive local centre all set with a green infrastructure, with strong cycling and pedestrian links creating an attractive place to live and work.
The two landowners (Fitzwilliam Wentworth Estate and Rotherham Council) have been working together to progress this exciting opportunity. The project will be seeking development partners late in 2018 to achieve a start on site in 2020/21.
Local Authority: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Seeking: Promoter partners and development partners
Development Type: Residential and Mixed-use
Status: Strategic site allocation in adopted Core Strategy
No. of Homes: 2,500
Timeframe: Development due to start on site 2020/21 – 20 year build out.