New homes plan lodged for Cottam Hall Brickworks site

Posted on - 21st March, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Housing, Preston News, Redevelopment
The Cottam development has been slow in getting started
Cottam is seeing hundreds of new homes built as part of the North West Preston Masterplan Pic: Paul Melling

More new homes are due to be built at the former Cottam Brickworks site alongside the new marina.


De Pol town planners have tabled the latest stage in works for the Cottam Hall site.

A new application includes 21 new homes and also detailed plans for 93 homes which have existing planning permission.

A statement from the planning firm says: “The principle of development proposed by this application has previously been secure through the granting of outline approval.

“The proposal is for the redevelopment of this previously developed site for 114 new dwellings, formed by a reserved matters and full application to ensure that the site is developed comprehensively.

“The reserved matters submission is for 93 dwellings following on from an outline approval on the majority of the site for up to 206 dwellings and a full application for 21 dwellings on the remainder of the site, the majority of which has an extant approval for a marina.”

Read more: Newts relocated as Cottam Hall homes begin

The wider Cottam Hall plan includes a supermarket and mini retail park alongside more homes.

A new artists impression showing the Cottam Hall retail park
An artists impression showing the Cottam Hall retail park

It also includes a new public park – Lea Park – set in the development.

Cottam Hall as a whole is said to be worth £80million as part of the regeneration of the area.

The full plans from De Pol can be found on the Preston City Council website and comments left there.

How do you feel Cottam Hall is progressing? Do you live near the site? Let us know in the comments below

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