Bassetlaw Garden Village

  • 223ha
  • 500 homes to 2037 (3500 after)
  • 10ha of employment land, 5ha of commercial land = 2157 jobs on site
  • From 2031-2032

Garden Village Map

Policy ST4 of the Local Plan identifies that the following infrastructure and services should be provided through the new development:


  • 25% of homes will be for affordable housing, 25% of these will be First Homes for first time buyers
  • All market housing should be designed as accessible housing for older people
  • 10% of homes should for self-build and custom build housing
  • Extra care accommodation

Green/blue infrastructure

  • 40% of the site to be green/blue infrastructure; to include children’s play space, amenity space, allotments, space for wildlife and a Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace to provide circular walks
  • Protection of existing trees, woodland and hedgerows
  • 20% biodiversity net gain
  • 5 new trees per home
  • Landscape buffer around the boundary of the site
  • A flood management scheme including sustainable drainage

Social and community facilities

  • 8ha of land for a 4 form entry primary and secondary school on site, and a financial contribution towards school transport provision to nearby schools until the on site school is operational
  • A Local Centre, including a convenience goods store on site
  • Health facilities including space for a doctor’s surgery and community health facilities
  • Financial contribution towards improving Bassetlaw Hospital
  • A community centre and sports facilities on site
  • Renewable and low carbon energy network

Transport infrastructure

  • Realignment and upgrade of part of the B6420 Mansfield Road to distributor road standard (between the A1/B6420 roundabout and Mansfield Road level crossing)
  • Integrated transport hub including a railway station, public transport interchange, electric vehicle charging hub and cycling hub
  • High quality, safe and direct walking, cycling and public transport routes within the site
  • Closure of the level crossings in the locality
  • Highways demand management measures
  • Financial contribution towards a high frequency bus service from the site to Worksop and Retford, Clumber Park and nearby employment areas and new bus stops across the site and a financial contribution towards the railway station
  • Improvements to the public rights of way network on site and connections to the east and west
  • Financial contribution to improve:
  • B6420 Mansfield Road/A620 Babworth Road/Straight Mile/Sutton Lane junction
  • A1/A57/A614 Blyth Road junction


  • The site promoters should agree a masterplan framework that is in accordance with the Bassetlaw Garden Village Vision Statement 2021 with the Council – this should be after consultation with the local community. This should include:
    • A delivery strategy and a phasing plan; including the number and phasing of homes and businesses, and the infrastructure to be provided for each phase

 Garden Village Concept Plan

Last Updated on Wednesday, February 2, 2022