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Detailed Planning Application

Blackwell Grange, Darlington

Story Homes has submitted detailed proposals to build 59 high quality new homes on this site.  Our proposals would create a sustainable and integrated development that would make an important contribution to the Borough’s housing supply.

The proposed development would deliver 59 executive 4 and 5 bedroom detached dwellings from Story Homes’ Signature Range within a high quality landscaped setting.

Full details of the application that has been submitted can be viewed on Darlington Borough Council’s website using the application reference 17/00818/FUL.  A decision on the application is anticipated in late 2017.

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Local Economy

Our proposals will support existing local businesses and help create additional employment through new opportunities for local sub-contractors and the supply chain.

Meeting Housing Needs

The site will provide a range of executive family homes that will help to meet local housing needs including a financial contribution towards the provision of affordable housing.

Local Schools

The development will provide financial contributions towards local primary school improvements required as a result of our proposals.

Highway Improvements

Our proposals will provide financial contributions towards improvements to walking, cycling and public transport provisions. It will also deliver any necessary highways improvements, with the detailed design and timescales for implementation to be agreed with the highways authority.


Our proposals will include homes built to a ‘fabric first’ approach to ensure high levels of energy efficiency.

Landscaped Setting

Our proposals will include generous landscaping provisions on the site.

About Us

We are a family grown business with 30 years of experience in developing land and communities. Since 1987, we have grown into one of the most respected and well-known companies in the north of England thanks to our stunning designs, our ability to sensitively plan and build developments that retain the character and style of an area, our customer care and our attention to detail. Our success is built upon our excellent reputation, knowledge and understanding of the industry. This success is underpinned by the quality and high specification of our homes, the way our developments enhance locations, and ultimately our determination to understand the needs of the communities where we build. In partnership with our sub contractors and supply chains, we always strive to go the extra mile in everything we do:

  • We employ local people
  • We use local materials where possible
  • We support local communities
  • We are a good neighbour in the communities we impact upon
  • We build beautiful homes which will continue to look great in years to come
  • We develop schemes that enhance communities
  • We build high quality, high specification, desirable homes
  • We provide ‘affordable’ homes for local people
  • We collect detailed feedback from our customers and identify and take action on areas for improvement

Our History

We have been building new homes since 1987. Follow our success on our timeline

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Past Projects

Our past projects showcase the care we put into designing each individual development

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Virtual Tours

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