Harworth Group to redevelop Kellingley Colliery site in UK

WCN Editorial Team 19 Apr 2017 EUROPE BUILDINGS

Harworth Group, a UK-based land and property regeneration company, has obtained planning consent from Selby District Council to redevelop the former Kellingley Colliery site in Yorkshire, UK.

The 151-acre site will offer up to 134,710 sq m of manufacturing and distribution space, and is expected to attract up to £200M into the local economy.

The project site benefits from easy access to the M62 motorway, a direct rail connection onto the main Hull to Wakefield line and access to Knottingley-Goole canal.

Harworth spent the last 12 months undertaking site safety and security works, including demolishing redundant industrial structures, alongside masterplanning Kellingley for future employment uses..

Supported by planning consultant Barton Willmore, the group will now focus on preparing the land for redevelopment and promoting the site, which is able to accommodate units ranging from 1,580 sq m to 55,740 sq m, to key international and national businesses.

Harworth Group CEO, Owen Michaelson, said: “We’re delighted to have received the support of Selby District Council for our scheme that will make a significant contribution to Yorkshire’s economy.

“We’re fully committed to creating a first-class commercial centre that is likely to provide at least several hundred jobs in accordance with local planning policy, replacing the jobs lost when the Colliery closed its doors in 2015.”

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