Prison Update

By 16th April 2018News

Here is the latest news on the redevelopment of Northallerton Prison…

– The 3.5 acre site has a new name – Treadmills, which has been chosen in recognition of the site’s former use and to mark its historical value as having the world’s largest treadmill in the 1800s.

– The first tenant of the development was announced this month – supermarket chain Lidl has agreed on a 22,000 sq ft plot, the largest in the phase one development. The company expects to bring 40 jobs to the town.

– The Central Northallerton Development Company Ltd (CNDCL) – a partnership between Hambleton District Council and development company, Wykeland Group – is working on detailed designs for the site. Before the planning application is submitted it will be the subject of pre-planning consultation – expected in the early summer – and residents will be notified of times and dates for this.

– A second archaeological dig will take place in the early summer – once more led by the York Archaeological Trust. It will be re-examining excavation undertaken last year and also looking at an area close to the listed buildings as part of the planning applications process. Details of that work, including opportunities for any public involvement, will be announced soon.

– Advertising consent has been granted for a display of artwork on the site hoardings. The company is currently looking at when this will be staged. For full details check out – follow the planning link and search applications using the reference 17/02591/ADV.

– For more information on the development check out

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