The Barnsley West Masterplan Framework area is located 2km west of Barnsley town centre and immediately north-east of Junction 37 of the M1 motorway. A masterplan framework for the MU1, mixed use allocation site was approved December 2019. A strategically important 121-hectares mixed-use scheme that includes 1,700 new homes and 43-hectares of commercial floorspace and is set to create 3,500 new jobs. This project is seeking investment from commercial and residential developers.
The scheme will also build upon the strengths of the existing designated employment sites at J37 and the well-performing employment areas.
The scheme has had approval for £10.63m of Sheffield City Regions Local Growth Fund for highway upgrades and site access.
The timeframe for completion is expected to be up to 15 years. Barnsley Metropolitan District Council are facilitating the required
SCR Contact: Gareth Morgan – Senior Business Development Manager
E: Gareth.Morgan@scrinvest.com – T: 0114 220 3432 – M: +44 (0) 7800551495
Local Authority: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Seeking: Investment/ Development Partners
Development Type: Mixed use
Opportunity Type: Investment/Development
Target Audience: Commercial/Housing developer
Investment required: By 2021+
Status: Local Plan Allocation
Size (ha) : 121
Total Homes: 1,700
Total Jobs: 3,500
Postcode: S75 3UB
Timeframe: 0-15 years