Local housebuilder Crest Nicholson has secured planning approval for 133 high quality new homes, at phase one of its brand new Castlefield Park development in Harlington, Bedfordshire.


The 50-acre site will comprise of a range of much-needed, energy efficient new homes, ranging from two to five bedrooms. A third of the homes on the development will be affordable housing, and there will also be self-build plots available for those who wish to completely customise their build.


As well as delivering much-needed new homes for the local area, Castlefield Park is set to be a thriving new community and will provide access to a range of amenities on site, including a brand new, state of the art primary school, playing fields, five play areas, and a cycle way to connect the development. To help improve the biodiversity of the area and encourage wildlife, the develop will include an orchard, bat boxes and bird boxes throughout.


Building works are due to commence in the Summer with the first residents set to move in at the start of 2025.


Richard Smith, Regional Development Director at Crest Nicholson Chiltern, comments: “We are pleased to have been granted planning permission to deliver much needed, energy efficient new homes in Harlington.


At Crest Nicholson we are committed to delivering high quality communities that contribute to the nearby economy, and we will be doing this in a variety of ways at Castlefield Park. Whether that’s through the development of a new primary school, additional play areas, or promoting local wildlife habitats, we hope the community will enjoy the space for years to come.


“Given the success of our nearby Lewin Park development, just 15 miles away within the Bedfordshire village of Langford, we are anticipating interest to be high ahead of the launch. We’d therefore recommend anyone who is interested in being the first to hear about Castlefield Park gets in touch to register their interest.”


Situated within the village of Harlington, on the edge of the Barton Hills Nature reserve and just north of Luton, the development will boast easy access to local amenities including pubs, churches, and shops. Harlington station, just minutes away from the development, provides direct links into multiple London stations via the Thameslink service in just 40 minutes, with various trains each hour.


For more information, or to register your interest ahead of the launch, please call 01582 807 694 or visit  crestnicholson.com/developments/castlefield-park.