West Carclaze will be a welcoming sustainable place at the heart of the clay communities. It will be a sensitively designed environment, where nature and landscape form an integral part of the development. It will be a place where people can live and work, educate their children, have access to health and leisure facilities, meet friends, create communities and enjoy both the built and natural environment.

 

KEY FACTS
  • The key components of the outline planning application are:
  • A new school and up to 1,500 dwellings with a mix of affordable and market housing with plenty of potential for self-build and custom properties
  • A new village centre providing healthcare, convenience and community facilities
  • Approximately 140 hectares (350 acres) of land dedicated to a variety of Green open space uses from wildlife habitats and lakes to recreation
  • A variety of employment opportunities to support local jobs and businesses
Former china clay workings at
West Carclaze and Baal

Context

West Carclaze Eco-community is located within the 216 hectare (or 534 acres) former china clay workings at West Carclaze and Baal, a landscape shaped by extensive historic extraction and processing of china clay. The community will sit around the restored lakes, and within a huge area of regenerated landscape.

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