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Detailed Planning Application

Land at Carleton Road, Penrith

Story Homes has submitted detailed proposals to build up to 110 high quality new homes on this site. Our proposals would create a sustainable and integrated development that would make an important contribution to the district’s housing supply. The proposed development would deliver a mix of house types, and up to 30% of these new homes are likely to be affordable.

Full details of the application will be available to view at Eden District Council website using application no 17/0408. The Eden Planning Committee reached a minded to approve decision in September 2017. Final approval is anticipated in winter 2018.

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Job creation

The development will create new construction jobs plus additional indirect jobs.

Affordable homes

Up to 110 new homes of which 30% will be affordable.


Landscaping and heritage assets including the historic Roman Road will be respected and a Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDs) will improve biodiversity.

New homes bonus

To be invested in local services over a six year period.

Public open space

Public open space will be created and a new leisure path network for new and existing residents to enjoy.

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

Take a look around our show homes to get a feel for the high quality finish

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