How many new homes are being built in South Ribble and where are they?
Number of new homes built in South Ribble from 2010-2017: 1,949
Number of those which were 'affordable homes' : 382
Number of homes expected to be built each year from now on: At least 300
Where are the starter homes sites? Three sites in South Ribble have been identified and schemes developed at:
• The Maltings, Penwortham
• Altcar Lane, Leyland
• Duddle Lane, Walton-le-Dale
How many empty homes are there in the area? At the beginning of the year, there were 354 long term empty homes, which accounts for approximately 0.73% of total housing stock.
The biggest housing plan for South Ribble is currently under consultation. It is for 3,000 homes at Pickering's Farm, Bee Lane, Penwortham.
There are also plans for a further 850 new homes on the former Leyland Motors test track site between the Moss Side Industrial Estate and Longmeanygate. It has been unused since 2005