Published: 3rd Dec 2019

City of York Council has submitted plans for a former car park site that would see 106 new apartments, including new council housing, commercial spaces for local independent traders, a new public park and a new pedestrian and cycle bridge built. The council has called the plans a ‘major milestone’ in the delivery of the regeneration of the Castle Gateway, which sits largely within the city walls on the site of the former York Castle. Two residential apartment blocks would be built with the southern block 20 new council homes. The northern block will include 86 flats ranging in size from 1 bed apartments to 2 bed duplexes. The ground floor of both apartment blocks will feature commercial spaces. The council says the homes will benefit from renewable energy sources and will have a high level of cycle parking. The pedestrian and cycle bridge over the river Foss will connect … (To read the full article, subscribe below)