One of the largest Urban Development sites in the North of England the 400 acre brownfield site was formerly a Ministry of Defence ammunitions factory, acquired in June 2002, and developed in line with sustainable development principles retaining all materials on site and sustainable SUDS drainage systems.
Predominantly residential, Buckshaw is divided into a mix of Residential / Retail / Commercial and Industrial Areas.
Developers of phased parcel disposals include:
No. Acres: 400
No. Units: 2000
Commercial Space: 73,000 sq ft
Requirements: Demolition, Infrastructure, Planning and Decontamination
Sold To: Redrow Homes and Barratt Homes
Date Acquired: June 2002
Previous Classification: Brownfield