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Press Release - Exemplar Sustainable Urban Extension
Planning Application for Exemplar Sustainable Urban Extension Submitted to Councils - March 2010

A planning application has been submitted to Aylesbury Vale District Council and Central Bedfordshire Council for an exemplar urban extension to Leighton Linslade.  Kirkby & Diamond has played a key role in this project.

Kirkby & Diamond has represented their client, the landowner, for many years and previously advised on a range of property related issues. Its' Planning Team was instructed to carry out a planning appraisal of this land and identified that it was the right time to bring forward this significant development opportunity in the context of the planning process. Kirkby & Diamond's multi-disciplinary approach capacity also enabled the site to be brought to the market successfully in a commercial sense, using its in house Chartered Surveying expertise.

Kirkby & Diamond has continued to work closely with their client the landowner and the developer Paul Newman New Homes and has for some time been a member of the development team for this exciting opportunity.

The proposed scheme will include:

  • 900 new high quality homes
  • New employment space within a business park
  • A new Country Park
  • A new leisure centre and sports pitches
  • A new local centre with a mix of shops, small offices as well as health and community facilities
  • A new primary school
  • Recreational and play facilities

This development opportunity is an example of how the development potential of land can be realised. Kirkby & Diamond’s client, with its advice, has concluded a successful Option Agreement with the developer, Paul Newman New Homes.

Kirkby & Diamond’s in house expertise and multi-disciplinary capacity has been key to the success of moving the development of this land forward and beneficial to our client.

To discuss this development further or to seek advice from out professional team, contact Andrew Wright, Managing Partner on 01908 678 800 or email Andrew Wright.

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