Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Home News Stonebridge Mills: Revised housing plans move closer to reality

Stonebridge Mills: Revised housing plans move closer to reality

Ambitious plans to transform an abandoned historic mill in Farnley into housing have moved a step closer to reality.

Stonebridge Mills Ltd received planning permission last June to change the Grade II Listed Stonebridge Mills site into 112 dwellings.

These include turning the late 18th century mill buildings into 30 dwellings and building 82 new homes – a total of 112 properties off Stonebridge Lane.

The company is starting to move forward with the proposals following lockdown earlier this year, and this week received planning permission from Leeds City Council to tweak some of the plans.

The amendments include a sub-station being moved to a building at the base of a chimney.

A planning officer’s report concluded:

“The design of the proposed extension is considered to be acceptable. It is small in scale and to be constructed using re-claimed stone form the demolition of adjoining buildings.”

Stonebridge Mills is on the Heritage at Risk register in Leeds.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent Posts

Armley Helping Hands launches appeal to “Spread a Little Happiness”

Christmas is usually a time for family and friends and is normally a month of celebration at Armley Helping Hands, a support...

How places like Gotts Park will help people as stricter lockdowns loom…

Tim Barber reports on how Wade’s Charity is helping 98% of Leeds residents to live within a 10-minute walk of a green...

Councillor concerned over ‘fewer books’ at revamped Farsley Library

Calverley and Farsley ward member, Councillor Amanda Carter, has raised concerns that the newly refurbished Farsley Library has reduced its book selection.

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves: ‘Government has made Covid-19 situation much worse’

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves writes her regular WLD column, looking at Covid restrictions in Leeds, good news at Armley Helping Hands...

Stay Connected

2,492FansLike
404FollowersFollow
3,233FollowersFollow