Affordable housing proposal will create 84 home estate in Illingworth

The former housing estate in Illingworth before it was demolished.
The former housing estate in Illingworth before it was demolished.

A former housing estate in Illingworth that was demolished could see new affordable housing built on the site.

An application for outline planning permission has been submitted to create 84 houses on the cleared site in Abbey Park

Lovell Construction are behind the development on the 5.46 acre site.

The development consists of up to 84 new affordable rent dwellings, associated new highways and in curtilage car parking.

A total of 38 two bedroom houses and 46 three bedroom houses will be created if plans are approved by Calderdale Council.

The site was formally residential use comprising two storey housing and flats which were demolished in 2015/2016.

The site off North Selby was cleared of the former housing stock around 2015/2016 and is now a maintained grassed area with timber rail fencing following the back edge of the footways.

A total of 111 Pennine Housing 2000 properties on the notorious estate were demolised and many houses had stood derelict for several years.