West Cheltenham Urban ExtensionGloucestershire

Secured allocation for housing and employment land.

Client

Barberry Cheltenham Northern Trust and MLPL

 

Site details and constraints

This is a greenfield site in the green belt with established hedgerows and trees. There is an odour constraint from an existing sewage treatment works.

 

Our role and services

  • Project manage the whole scheme
  • Form a strategy to remove the site from the green belt to facilitate the future development needs of both Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough
  • Submit an outline planning application for the site
  • 1100

    New homes

  • 45ha

    Employment land

Outcomes

An allocation has been secured within the adopted JCS for the following;

  • Employment land including a new Cyber Security Hub
  • New homes
  • Primary school
  • Leisure facilities
  • Sports pitches
  • Allotments
  • Hotel and gym

 

The proposed urban extension, through its unique master planning, provides for land to meet identified future needs for both Cheltenham and Tewkesbury.

The allocation represents a sustainable extension to the principal towns providing measurable improvements to social sustainability, community cohesion and health.

Furthermore, West Cheltenham will be a focal point of the UK’s cyber security capability, hosting government, industry and academia, enhancing Cheltenham and Gloucestershire’s reputation as a world-class centre for digital technology.