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So far Manydown has created 24 blog entries.

Partnership created to deliver new garden community at Manydown

A pioneering new partnership has been formed committed to developing a well-designed, sustainable new garden community at Manydown in Basingstoke, which will provide much-needed homes and create hundreds of new jobs. Following the signing of contracts today (Wednesday 29 July), Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council have entered into a long-term partnership [...]

By |29 July 2020|News|Comments Off on Partnership created to deliver new garden community at Manydown

Decision taken to approve Manydown outline planning application

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Development Control Committee has taken the decision to grant outline planning permission for a new garden community, with a 250-acre country park, at Manydown, in a development that will help shape the future growth of Basingstoke. At this afternoon’s (Wednesday 8 July) online meeting of the council’s Development Control Committee, [...]

By |09 July 2020|News|Comments Off on Decision taken to approve Manydown outline planning application

Government funding boost for infrastructure and cutting carbon at Manydown

A £200,000 Government funding boost has been announced to help ensure that the new homes proposed at Manydown will be well-designed and eco-friendly with the right infrastructure in place. Announced this week (Tuesday 14 January) by Housing Minister Rt Hon Esther McVey MP, the funding is part of a £2.5 million allocation to help new [...]

By |17 January 2020|News|Comments Off on Government funding boost for infrastructure and cutting carbon at Manydown

Young people help shape the Manydown country park

Young people gave their ideas about what they would like to see in the proposed country park at Manydown at summer holiday workshops. The drop-in sessions were held by two summer youth groups at the Ridgeway Centre in Buckskin last Thursday (22 August) and Bishops Green Village Hall on Wednesday (28 August) as part of [...]

By |02 September 2019|News|Comments Off on Young people help shape the Manydown country park

Unique two council partnership as a long-term commitment to Manydown

A unique new partnership has been created by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council to work together to build much-needed new homes at Manydown. The two councils have created one joint organisation – Manydown Garden Communities LLP – to work together with a private sector developer to create 3,520 new homes on [...]

By |22 March 2019|News|Comments Off on Unique two council partnership as a long-term commitment to Manydown

Government funding tops £2.7 million for specialist Manydown infrastructure studies

More government funding has been announced to help ensure that the right infrastructure is in place for Manydown and other new homes to be built in the west of Basingstoke in the future. An additional £695,000 ‘capacity funding’ was announced today (Wednesday 13 February) by Housing Minister Kit Malthouse MP, bringing Government funding for work [...]

By |13 February 2019|News|Comments Off on Government funding tops £2.7 million for specialist Manydown infrastructure studies

Consultation on updates to Manydown outline planning application

Consultation has started on proposed changes to the outline planning application to create much-needed homes at Manydown. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, as the local planning authority, is asking for comments on the amendments to the application for up to 3,520 new homes – plus businesses, community facilities, schools and a 250-acre country park. The [...]

By |30 July 2018|News|Comments Off on Consultation on updates to Manydown outline planning application

Community newsletter published

Changes are set to be made to the outline planning application for up to 3,520 new homes – plus businesses, community facilities, schools and a new 250-acre country park – on the northern part of Manydown. You can read the community newsletter explaining what the changes are and what the next steps will be here.

By |06 July 2018|News|Comments Off on Community newsletter published

Manydown shortlisted for multi-million pound Government infrastructure funding

The new Manydown development has cleared the first hurdle to being awarded multi-million pound infrastructure funding by the Government to support the delivery of much-needed new homes. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid announced yesterday (Wednesday 21 March) that Manydown is being shortlisted for the next stage of Housing Infrastructure Fund bidding. Manydown's importance as a strategic [...]

By |22 March 2018|News|Comments Off on Manydown shortlisted for multi-million pound Government infrastructure funding

Master developer with track record of creating great places chosen for Manydown

Urban&Civic, partnered with the Wellcome Trust, has been announced as the private sector development partner who will join Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council to deliver their ambitious plans for an exemplar development of new homes on the northern part of Manydown in Basingstoke. Urban&Civic, the nationally renowned master developer with an [...]

By |28 February 2018|News|Comments Off on Master developer with track record of creating great places chosen for Manydown