New homes for former Tanfield Station site

Regency Place site at West Tanfield

12:23pm 11th October 2017
(Updated 1:30pm 12th October 2017)

Developers have started work to transform the site of a historic former North Yorkshire railway station into a £20m-plus collection of family homes.

Wetherby-based Berkeley DeVeer is breathing new life into the three-acre brownfield site at West Tanfield, six miles north of Ripon.

Having played a key role in World War Two D-Day preparations it has stood idle since being used most recently for light industrial purposes.

The 42 hand-crafted, eco-friendly properties will include 8 affordable homes –  on land off Mowbray Terrace.

The development - known as Regency Place - was once home to Tanfield station, which opened in 1875, before closing to passengers in 1931, and shutting down completely in 1963.

The station - which sat on the single branch line between Masham, Melmerby and Ripon - drew around 8,000 passenger journeys a year, as well running a daily livestock train.

Regency Place site at West Tanfield

More news from across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

Breaking local news for Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale direct to your mobile from Stray FM

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Harrogate A and E kids waiting room

New children's waiting room opens at Harrogate A&E

Staff hope it'll make the emergency department less scary for young patients.

petrol 1

Planners approve new petrol station next to homes in Ripon

Many local residents object to the development, including one who called it a 'carbuncle'.

Most read
Restaurant

Another Harrogate restaurant set to close

All Cau restaurants are shuting after the chain went into administration.

Newer article

A1 to close this weekend for bridge demolition

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Motorists advised to allow extra time for their journey.

Older article

WATCH: Harrogate hairdressers go all night long

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: They will be working for 24 hours in aid of Saint Michael's Hospice.

Top articles

Woman, 52, dies in bar fight in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire

National: A woman has died after being injured during a bar fight in a seaside resort in Lincolnshire.

Girl, 15, raped by older brother in Indonesia jailed for having abortion

World: A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion.

Leroy Sane must forget Germany World Cup omission, says Pep Guardiola

Sport: Pep Guardiola believes Leroy Sane must "move forward" after being left out of Germany's World Cup squad as the omission may "make him stronger".

Jennifer Connelly joins Top Gun: Maverick movie cast

Showbiz: Jennifer Connelly has been announced as the latest cast member for Top Gun: Maverick.

The final stop of the End of Term Tour!

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Nick Hancock and Specsavers took the Breakfast Show to Roecliffe Primary School

Another Harrogate restaurant set to close

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: All Cau restaurants are shuting after the chain went into administration.

Considering a career as solicitor?

Business: Get advice from a Q&A session with local students and an expert.

The final stop of the End of Term Tour!

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Nick Hancock and Specsavers took the Breakfast Show to Roecliffe Primary School

Stepping up to the mic for The Ramones

70s On This Day: Changing the voice of this iconic punk rock band

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Unique Sixth Form Experience

Education: A staggering 92% of pupils from St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Associated Sixth Form gained places at their first or second choice institution.

Time for afternoon tea...Bizzie Lizzie's style

Food and Drink: Bizzie Lizzie's high street car park restaurant in Skipton has extended and revamped their afternoon tea menu.

New children's waiting room opens at Harrogate A&E

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Staff hope it'll make the emergency department less scary for young patients.

POISONED: Red kite found dead near Knaresborough

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police have received confirmation of the poisoning.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Pedestrian killed on A59 near Broughton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police appeal for witnesses after Keighley man killed in accident

Poll

Are you ready for the Summer Holidays?

Trending in Yorkshire

Dry weather to force closure of Leeds-Liverpool Canal west of Gargrave

Canal likely to remain shut to boats throughout August.

Concerns remain about North Yorkshire Police's 101 service

The leader of a police force’s watchdog is pressing for further improvements.

Second time lucky for rescheduled Bilton Gala

Event was postponed in May after heavy rain left the sight waterlogged.

The final stop of the End of Term Tour!

Nick Hancock and Specsavers took the Breakfast Show to Roecliffe Primary School

Service being held to remember Aldborough helicopter crash victim Barry Dodd CBE

Tributes paid to North Yorkshire's Lord Lieutenant.

More news...