Developing on Bath Riverside courtesy of Crest Nicholson

Bath and North East Somerset Council are focussed on the importance of housing delivery to support economic growth and meet housing needs of current and future residents. 

The Draft Core Strategy identifies that 11,500 homes need to be delivered in the period up to 2026 at a rate of circa 550 per annum.  These new homes and communities will be delivered through brownfield site allocation.

Previously a significant proportion of housing has been delivered on smaller sites of less than 15 units.  However, whilst these sites remain important, in the future a number of larger strategic sites will become available that will meet our housing targets.  These larger sites represent a significant opportunity to deliver sustainable communities that meet the objectives to deliver sustainable communities that meet the objectives and key criteria set out within the Draft Core Strategy and help meet our housing targets.

Strategic Sites around Bath and North East Somerset

MOD sites: Ensleigh, Foxhill and Warminster Road

The Ministry of Defence are disposing of their sites at Ensleigh, Foxhill and Warminster Road for housing led development.  Potentially these three sites can accommodate circa 1,200 new homes.  For further information, please refer to the Future for MOD sites at Planning.

K2A, Keynsham
Situated on the Southern boundary of Keynsham, K2A is a green field designated housing and mixed use development area which is under Council ownership.

Current and Emerging Sites include:

  • Alcan, Midsomer Norton
  • Cautletts Close, Midsomer Norton
  • K2B, Keynsham
  • Paulton
  • Somerdale, Keynsham
  • Welton Bibby Baron, Midsomer Norton 

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