Inland Homes plc has announced that the planning permission granted at Wilton Park, Beaconsfield is now through the judicial review period and is free from any legal challenge.
Inland Homes has also revealed that Adam Architecture has been appointed to design and submit a detailed planning application for phases one and two of the scheme, which comprise of 146 homes, including 26 per cent affordable housing.
Inland Homes plans to submit the reserved matters applications early in the new year, after a long period of challenge by local residents groups.
Adam Architecture specialises in traditional design, with more than 40 years of practical experience in commercial housing and traditional architecture.
Wilton Park is Inland Homes’ flagship development, with an estimated gross development value of £350 million. The development will deliver 350 homes 1,730 sq m of commercial space, as well as a new two-hectare public park; expanded, purpose built premises for the nursery school; and permanent sports pitches and facilities for Beaconsfield Town Football Club youth teams. Inland Homes will also complete the final section of the A355 Beaconsfield relief road, easing traffic flow in the local area.
In addition to the consented plans, there are provisional proposals for further development on the site which could provide a further 250 homes and 18,500 sq m of commercial space.
Stephen Wicks, Group Chief Executive at Inland Homes, said: “We are delighted the planning is now free from challenge and that these eminent architects have been appointed. The scheme will be traditional and spectacular, and we are excited about the prospect of creating a new landmark destination for Buckinghamshire. The scheme will deliver a wide range of benefits both for the existing local community and residents at the new Wilton Park, and first-rate architecture and design will be key to its success for generations to come.”
Robert Adam, ADAM Architecture, added: “This is a great opportunity to use the existing character and distinctive history of Wilton Park to make a place of real interest that will be a credit to Beaconsfield. Inland Homes’ commitment to the quality of the design will ensure our common vision for the area will go forward into the future.”