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New Stanton Park, Ilkeston


Verdant Regeneration is in the process of drafting proposals for the regeneration of the former-Stanton Ironworks off Lows Lane. The proposals include new employment space, rail hubs and retention and enhancement of green spaces and ponds.

The proposals are not finalised and Verdant Regeneration is keen to hear the feedback and thoughts of the local community. Please take a look across this website and use the contact form to give us your thoughts.

The consultation will run until the end of Friday 5th November.

Summary of Benefits

  • Remediation and re-use of a large, brownfield site;
  • Providing up to 261,471 square metres of employment space;
  • Delivering c. 4000 new jobs on the site;
  • Consolidation of existing rail line and provision of new rail spur;
  • Retention of approximately 50 acres of woodland and waterways for biodiversity;
  • Creation of a substantial new pond within the site for drainage;
  • Retaining and re-routeing National Cycle Route 67 to make it a safer, more pleasant route for cyclists and pedestrians.

Verdant Regeneration is promoting land at the former Stanton Ironworks site for the development of a new manufacturing and logistics hub called New Stanton Park. This will encompass a range of units of up to 261,471 square metres of industrial space, covering 200 acres of brownfield land between Stanton-by-Dale and Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

New Stanton Park rail has a direct and operational link to the Midland Mainline railway, offering the potential for the site to become a key distribution point for materials being imported and exported efficiently throughout the UK and beyond.

New Stanton Park site has already been identified by Erewash Borough Council as a key regeneration site in their Core Strategy.

Verdant Regeneration will work closely with Erewash Borough Council and a wide range of stakeholders to prepare a planning application which offers significant economic development and employment  in a scheme which also retains much of the green open space and waterways within the site.

Take a look around the website to find out more about our proposals.


Contact Us

If you have any queries, please contact Robert Laird of SP Broadway on 07722 014 914 or at robert@spbroadway.com.