With all the developments taking place in Northampton it's difficult to keep track of what's happening.
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Council development web page
Council Alive web site
West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit
WNDC Interactive Map
WNDC Time line
Northampton Borough Council Planning Application Search Page
9 March 2011 - Northampton Alive Video presentation
5 July 2011 - WNDC Report on Northampton regeneration
25 May 2012 - Northampton Central Area Action Plan (CAAP): Submission to the Secretary of State
10 July 2012 - WNDC Roport on Northampton Town Centre Programme
Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone
"Stretching from the western edge of Northampton right across to the town centre, the Zone is a diverse area, alive with innovation and enterprise. It encompasses a range of brownfield development opportunities, as well as St James Mill Road Industrial Estate and local sports stadium sites."
Web site
17 August 2012 - WNDC - Enterprise Zone CPO set for public inquiry
St Peter's Waterside
Stretching from opposite Castle Station to the town centre gas holders the area will contain new offices.
Grosvenor Centre
A redevelopment of the Grosvenor Centre, doubling its size.
Council development web site
WNDC Planning application - 12/7003/SCOWNN
5 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
13 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Expansion stalled
Bus Interchange
In order for the Grosvenor Centre to expand, the Grey Friars Bus Station will be demolished and relocated
Planning Application for demolition of the Fish Market - N/2012/0315
Demolition of the existing Fishmarket building, toilet block and ancillary buildings, the part-demolition of numbers 5 and 7 Sheep Street (including the retention of front facades, the reinstatement of roofs, the reinstatement of the gable end of 5 Sheep Street
Planning Application for New Bus Station - N/2012/0314
Provision of a new 21-stand bus interchange (12no. stands on the Fishmarket site accessed via Silver Street, 2no. stands on Bradshaw Street and 7no. stands on the Drapery), a travel information centre, passenger facilities (including toilets & waiting area)
October 2011 - MGWSP Report
21 Novemebr 2011 - WNDC Press release
Consultation display boards
10 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - New bus station for Northampton wins approval
24 August 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Government backs Northampton’s new bus station plan
Project Angel
A major office development surrounding Angel Street
Development background
Council development web site
7 August 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Council staff could move to new HQ in Northampton
9 October 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Plan approved
9 May 2014 - Planning application granted
St John's
Hall of Residence for Northampton University - Planning Application N/2012/0067
St John's Hall Residences Project
Council development web site
26 March 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
Heritage Gateway
A long term proposal to develop Marefair as an historic gateway to the town centre
30 July 2014 - Demolition of Castle House
Castle Station
Improved fascilities together with new offices and a multi-story car park
Planning application - N/2010/1065
Council development web site
12 January 2013 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Detailed plans for Northampton’s new train station set to go public next month
Innovation Centre
A modern office building opposite the railway station providing accommodation and support services for up to 55 small businesses
22 September 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
Avon/Nunn Mills
A brown field site of derelict factory and disused power station
Web site
Council development web site
Marketing Brochure
Planning application N/2004/0265
Mixed use development incorporating residential, community facilities, local leisure and retail centre, access arrangements at Bedford Road and new Southbridge Road, and associated works
New Avon Cosmetics Offices - Planning application N/2006/1181
30 April 2012 - Development partner sought for Enterprise Zone site
29 September 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Developers in Avon site land row
24 November 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Developers & University come to an agreement
12 February 2013 - Chronicle & Echo - University to submit Nunn Mills plans in summer
17 February 2013 - Chronicle & Echo - ‘Back up’ plans for 750 houses in Northampton town centre go on display
Waterside University Campus
25 May 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
30 July 2014 - Progress to next stage
Ransome Road
London Road Ransome Road junction improvements - Planning application N/2005/0574 , 10/0089/REPWNN
Link Road to Nunn Mills Road - Planning application N/2011/0558, 11/0044/FULWNN
New road to link Nunn Mills Road with Ransome Road. The scheme incorporates three new bridges, including a bridge over the existing rail crossing, together with improvements at the Bedford Road/ Nunn Mills Road junction
Former Royal Mail Sorting Office - Barrack Road
Planning application 11/0063/FULWNN
Demolition of former royal mail transport workshop and change of use of the former royal mail sorting office with associated alterations including a new atrium, car park deck and service ramp and yard to provide a foodstore (5,218 sq metres net sales area
19 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo - Plan withdrawn
9 May 2014 NCC Consultation
Planning application N/2014/0757 - 1 July 2014
A £20m investment in a new bottling plant - Planning application N/2012/0014
The development of a bottling hall (use class B2) with offices and welfare areas and ancillary parking and access arrangements of a total gross internal floorspace of 6788 sq m at the south-east of the existing Carlsberg brewery.
Delapre Abbey
Restoration and conservation of the historic Abbey. Funding is being supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Skate Board Park - Midsummer Meadow
Planning Application N/2012/0170
St Crispins/Princess Marina Housing Development
2 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
5 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
Saints Rugby Ground Expansion
Saints Web Site
18 May 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report
Sixfields Redevelopment
6 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report
11 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Bid to redevelop land around Sixfields backed by council
Planning Application - N/2014/0664
112 Room Hotel off Duston Mill Lane
Construction of a 112 bedroom hotel complex, spa and leisure facility, access road, car park and associated development
Planning Application - N/2012/0951
St Edmunds Hospital
Planning Application - N/2009/0051
Mixed use development comprising the development of a retirement village and ancillary facilities, following the demolition of former Infirmary Building;
Developers web page
Rochmills Care Homes
Land purchsed by Kayalef of Cyprus
Hindu Temple
Cultural and recreation centre to include hindu temple, multi-purpose hall, sports facilities, visitor centre and exhibition space, teaching spaces including library, crèche, priest's house and six sheltered flats for over 55's.
Planning Application - N/2009/0636
Erection of cultural and recreation centre to include Hindu Temple, multi-purpose hall, sports facilities, visitor centre and exhibition space, teaching spaces including library, crèche, priest's house and six sheltered flats for over 55's.
30 May 2012 - BBC Report
Waitrose - Newport Pagnell Road
Planning Application N/2011/1160
Demolition of garden centre concession buildings and erection of new supermarket; erection of new retail building and storage building to serve garden centre; re-configuration of service area and new service vehicle road and alterations to vehicle access
12 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report Questions raised over the delay in approving Waitrose bid for new store in Northampton
These are medium to long term plans
Completion of the Sandy Lane Relief Road
Construction of the North – West Bypass, linking the A428 Harlestone Road and the A5199 Welford Road
A43 dualling north of Northampton
10 June 2014 - Herald & Post - Plans to improve A43
2 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - Officials say Northampton needs 17,000 new houses
Pineham Barns - 07/0341/OUTWNN
Outline application for housing (up to 625 dwellings of mixed type and tenure), primary school and community resource centre (up to 1.9ha), local centre facilities (up to 0.7ha) including: shops

Upton Way - 10/0190/FULWNN
Erection of 200 dwellings, associated car parking and landscaping

Upton Park - 11/0064/OUTWNN
Outline planning application for up to 1,000 residential units, primary school and local centre up to 2,000 sq metres.

1000 New homes at Hardingstone
25 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report
9 May 2014 - Planning application refused

154 New Homes off Lancaster Way - N/2012/0909

Middle School Brown Field Sites
26 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report
13 July 2012 - Chronicle & Echo Report - 200 new houses on land between Harlestone Firs and the Lodge Farm Industrial Estate.
Waterside Way, Bedford Road
120 residential units, which is likely to comprise of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom units
Planning Application - N/2012/0813
1000 New homes on Collingtree golf course
Planning Application - N/2013/1035
Dallington Grange
Enviroment impact accessment for 3,400 houses - Planning Application - N/2014/0593
Other Plans of Interest
Rushden Shopping Development - N/2012/0122
12 June 2012 - Chronicle & Echo report on Rusheden Shopping Development
The erection of a home and garden centre, retail units, drive thru restaurant, gatehouse, lakeside visitor centre, restaurants and bout house, together with proposals for access.
11 October 2012 - Plan approved - Chronicle & Echo report