Masterplan frameworks

Barnsley’s Local Plan includes some site allocations which require the production of a masterplan framework. The individual site policies explain why a masterplan framework is needed.

What is a masterplan framework?

Where masterplan frameworks are being sought, they will contain the following:

  • planning policy summary
  • site location and description
  • land ownership
  • a summary of the existing evidence
  • site evaluation (opportunities and constraints)
  • land use framework
  • sustainable movement framework
  • protection of existing pubic rights of way routes and their incorporation within new development layouts
  • vehicular movement framework
  • green and blue infrastructure framework
  • place-making framework (including design guides for character and neighbourhood areas where applicable)
  • sustainability and energy use
  • health and well being
  • design evolution
  • conceptual masterplan
  • infrastructure and delivery phasing

Masterplan frameworks are subject to public consultation and approval by the council prior to the determination of any planning applications on the affected sites.

Each masterplan framework will be bespoke and therefore be considered on a case by case basis.

Masterplan Framework

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The masterplan frameworks

Barnsley West

Barnsley Council is working in collaboration with developers Strata Homes and Sterling Capitol PLC to prepare the Barnsley West masterplan framework document for land south of Barugh Green Road, Barnsley (MU1).

The Barnsley West masterplan framework area is located 2km west of Barnsley town centre on land between the communities of Gawber, Higham, Pogmoor, Redbrook and Barugh Green, and immediately north-east of Junction 37 of the M1 motorway. The masterplan framework area contains open fields, which were previously an open-cast mine and later refilled.

The site is allocated for development within the adopted Local Plan and can accommodate around 1,700 new homes and 43 hectares of employment land. Alongside housing and employment land the draft masterplan framework also includes:

  • a new primary school
  • small shops and community facilities
  • brand-new infrastructure, including an access link road
  • open green space with wildlife corridors, watercourses and key pedestrian and cycle paths.

View the Barnsley West (MU1) site plan.

Read our frequently asked questions.

A public consultation on the draft Masterplan Framework for Barnsley West took place between 12 September and 24 October 2019.

All views put forward in response have been considered and a final draft of the masterplan framework will be presented to Cabinet, which if approved will then be presented to Full Council for adoption.

Carlton

There are two mixed use sites that require masterplan frameworks in Carlton:

  • MU2 - land between Fish Dam Lane and Carlton Road
  • MU3 - land off Shaw Lane, Carlton

Goldthorpe

This masterplan framework covers employment site:

  • ES10 - land south of Dearne Valley Parkway

Hoyland North

Barnsley Council and WYG are working in collaboration with Harworth Group and Hoyland Developments Ltd to develop a draft masterplan framework covering a number of sites on the northern edge of Hoyland Common.

The masterplan framework sites have already been allocated for development within the adopted Local Plan and can altogether accommodate around 765 new homes and 37 hectares of land for employment use. Sites include:

  • HS56: land off Shortwood Roundabout, Hoyland
  • HS64: land north of Hoyland Road, Hoyland Common
  • HS66: land west of Upper Hoyland Road
  • ES14: Rockingham
  • ES17: land south of Dearne Valley Parkway

View the Hoyland North masterplan map.

Read our frequently asked questions.

A public consultation on the draft Masterplan Framework for Hoyland North took place between 6 August and 17 September 2019.

All views put forward in response have been considered and a final draft of the masterplan framework will be presented to Cabinet, which if approved will then be presented to Full Council for adoption.

Hoyland South

This masterplan framework covers housing sites:

  • HS58 - land at Broad Carr Road, Hoyland
  • HS61 - land off Clough Fields Road, Hoyland Common
  • HS62 - land off Meadowfield Drive
  • HS65 - land north of Steed Lane, Hoyland
  • HS68 - land between Stead Lane and Sheffield Road, Hoyland Common

Hoyland West

This masterplan framework covers employment site:

  • ES13 - land west of Sheffield Road

and housing site:

  • HS57 - land at Tankersley Lane

Royston

This masterplan framework covers mixed use site MU5 - land off Lee Lane, Royston