Blackburn with Darwen has embarked on an agenda for growth which includes developing new house types to meet local aspirations which will improve opportunities and quality of life for residents.
To support this agenda the Council will be offering a number of freehold housing development opportunities via tender over the next few Months.
Blackburn has recently seen extensive private and public sector investment, new developments such as Cathedral Square and is well connected to adjacent areas:
- The market towns of Whalley and Clitheroe 10 – 15 minutes away, The Trough of Bowland a place of immense beauty just a 25 minutes' drive away
- Direct railway links every half hour to Manchester and Preston from Blackburn Railway station
- £66M expansion of 'The Mall' shopping centre hosting prime retailers such as Next, Debenhams, Primark and a new Market Hall with 127 independent food and non-food stalls.
- Great motorway networks to the M6 and M65, nearby services and well performing schools St Gabriel's and Holy Schools RCP 'Outstanding'.