Future Bingham unanimously approved

In a unanimous decision, Rushcliffe Borough Council has approved The Crown Estate's Future Bingham proposals, a major new development in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.

19 April 2013

Future Bingham architect’s impression CGI

The plans will provide over 1,000 new homes and jobs and a £7 million investment in local infrastructure.

The proposals, which have been five years in preparation, will bring a major boost to the future prosperity and growth of Bingham by providing:

  • 1,050 homes as a high quality new neighbourhood
  • At least 200 affordable homes
  • New employment space for about 1,000 additional local jobs
  • A new primary school with land for future expansion
  • A neighbourhood centre with local retail and land for a new community centre
  • Land for the future development of a leisure / sports centre
  • A country park and lake at Parsons Hill
  • New allotments
  • A community orchard
  • A landscaped lake
  • New wildlife habitats
  • £600,000 towards leisure, community and library facilities.

Steve Melligan, Strategic Land Manager, said: "We are delighted that Rushcliffe Council has supported our plans. We have worked closely with the local community and the council to develop these proposals, which will provide a fantastic, long-term boost to the future growth and prosperity of not just Bingham, but the wider area."

The approval is subject to finalising the s106 agreement between The Crown Estate and Rushcliffe Council.

The development site at Bingham is part of our wider 3,560 hectare Bingham estate, which includes a mix of activity from arable farming, to mineral extraction.