Netherton Park, Stannington

Client: Netherton Park Trustees

Fore assist redevelopment of Former Children’s Home Campus in Northumberland to provide 85 new homes

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  • Assessment of access to the site by all modes of transport including road safety, taking into account the relatively remote location and rural nature of existing roads.
  • Review of proposed car parking numbers and layout against local policies.
  • Appraisal of the number of vehicle journeys generated by the new development and their impact on local junctions.
  • Transport Assessment and Travel Plan to accompany an outline planning application for a residential site of 85 new houses.


  • Improvements to existing access roads to provide new footways and ensure low vehicle speeds.
  • The proposals were agreed with Northumberland County Council highways officers, and planning consent was granted.

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