Major Castle Donington scheme takes step forward

A major mixed-use development has taken a step closer after Clowes Developments instructed groundwork contractor, J.C Balls & Sons, to start the earthworks and first phase of infrastructure ahead new scheme at Stud Brook Business Park, Castle Donington.

The new business park located off the Castle Donington bypass is now under construction. Planning permission for the infrastructure works was granted on at the end of May and works started on site shortly after.

J.C Balls & Sons has started work on levelling the ground, creating plateaus and delivering infrastructure such as roads and services which will bring forward the construction of the commercial units over the next two years.

Dane Potts, operations manager at J.C Balls & Sons, said: “Over the last couple of years, we have been working closely with Clowes and their planning team to give the most efficient engineering solution for the earthworks and infrastructure. Providing Clowes with a solution that gives them the development areas they need. It has been a pleasure working with team at the planning stage and being given the opportunity to self-deliver the enabling works in advance of the building contractors is a privilege.”

The mixed-use scheme will employment, amenity, office and industrial units ranging in size from 1,500 to 45,000 sq ft.

Tim Gilbertson of FHP Property Consultants and Richard Sutton at NG Chartered Surveyors have been instructed as agents on the scheme.

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