Published: 17th Apr 2019

The Yorke Drive housing estate in Newark has been granted planning permission for masterplan proposals that will see 320 new houses built, with nearly one-third being affordable. The estate, which was built in the 1960s, will see homes either demolished or redeveloped, with new homes built on under-used land. Other improvements include a new access road and redesigned park and leisure facilities.  The work is expected to commence in 2020, with a series of phases taking an estimated eight years in total. Karen White, a director of Newark & Sherwood Council said: ‘This is an exciting scheme to transform and regenerate the Yorke Drive area of Newark – including hundreds of new homes, better sport and play facilities and a new community pavilion. ‘The approval of the planning application follows on from extensive consultation and engagement with local residents and stakeholders, with the focus on making the area a safer and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)