Former Pontefract Fire Station

The redevelopment of the former Fire Station at the junction of Stuart Street and Newport Street in Pontefract Town Centre. Providing a 100% affordable rented, 3 storey housing scheme, comprising 37 affordable apartments including 26 car parking spaces and associated landscaping.

Project Overview

The redevelopment of 1.08 acre / 0.44ht of disused brownfield land. The scheme plans to comprehensively regenerate the brownfield site.

Scheme Objectives

  1. Execute and deliver 100% affordable housing scheme as set out in detailed planning
    consent number 20/02818/FUL.
  2.  Construct 37 affordable rent apartments on a key gateway site with site access via
    Newport Street.
  3. Regenerate 1.08 acres of brownfield land in Pontefract Town Centre with a new
    landmark building and contribute to the wider Pontefract Town Centre regeneration
    local policy objective.

Project details

Project Lead/Organisation Wakefield and District Housing Association
District/ Area Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Funding £419,124
Project Status Decision point 4 (full business case)
Start and end dates Jan 2022 – Dec 2022
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