Transport for New Homes has visited over 20 housing developments to see what we are building in terms of transport and ensuing lifestyles. Having published our report and the Transport for New Homes Charter we are now organising a series of events to stimulate discussion and find practical ways for planning and transport to better work together.

Read a summary of what we found on our visits, complete with photos.

Read the report

We visited… Priors Hall Park, Corby

Priors Hall Park is an urban extension of some 5,000 homes located on the North East fringes of Corby. The site contains a mix of brownfield and greenfield land and the area  forming the core of the site was formerly an ironstone quarry producing material for the  steelworks. You can read a summary of Priors Hall Park.

We visited… Great Western Park, Didcot

In 2015 it was announced that Didcot, situated to the South of Oxford, would become a ‘garden town’ with 15,000 new homes and 20,000 new high-tech jobs by 2031. Great Western Park is a large new development of some 3,000 homes on the fringes of Didcot, one in a sequence of new developments. You can read a summary of Great Western Park.

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23 hours ago
Thanks @TransportXtra for helping us spread the word: we'd like as many people as possible to feed in their suggestions for our Transport for New Homes Checklist: https://t.co/McN0WiYHxt
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We're developing a Checklist that can be used to assess new housing for how well it avoids car-dependency. What should our Checklist include? Follow this link to find out more and make suggestions. https://t.co/bdCWJLpCsQ
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When it comes to avoiding car-dependency, what are the various elements that make up a good housing development? We'd love to read your suggestions for our Transport for New Homes Checklist. You'll find more info and a comment form at this link: https://t.co/bdCWJLpCsQ