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Unused Sites

Volume 131: debated on Friday 15 April 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list all the unused sites owned by public bodies within the district of Corby, together with their owners and sizes in acres.

Registers of public bodies' land which is unused or underused are compiled and maintained by the Secretary of State under section 95 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980. The following sites are currently entered on the register for the district of Corby:

Corby District Council
Owner/locationSize

(in acres)
British Steel Corporation
Iron and Steelworks, Corby works1·4
Timber stores road one, Corby works1·2
Ex-steelworks buildings, Corby works5·6
Training centre, Corby works2·6
Northamptonshire County Council
Bears lane junction, Weldon1·4
Oakley road roundabout, Corby2·4
Rear of Tresham college, Corby2·9
Rowlett road, Corby12·5
Oakley road roundabout, Corby3·0
Part of Earlstrees playing field, Corby8·8
Commission for the New Towns
Gretton brook road, Corby8·9
Causeway road, Corby3·4
Causeway road, Corby6·9
Causeway road, Corby3·7
Land off Macadam road, Corby11·7
Gretton brook road, Corby8·6
Brunel road, Corby5·2
Hunters road, Weldon1·4
Land in Great Oakley village27·2
Land in Great Oakley village6·1
George street, Corby1·2
Pywell road, Corby2·0
Pywell road, Corby1·4
Shelton road, Corby1·4
Shelton road, Corby4·5
Shelton road, Corby3·2
Sondes road, Corby6·7
Sondes road, Corby9·7
Sondes road, Corby7·1
Shelton road, Corby5·0
Shelton road, Corby11·8
Saxon way east, Oakley Hay6·3
Saxon way east, Oakley Hay2·8
Saxon way east, Oakley Hay2·4
Sedge close, Oakley Hay4·1
Sedge close, Oakley Hay5·4
Pywell road, Corby2·0
Pywell road, Corby2·4
Kettering road roundabout, Oakley Hay1·2
Corby District Council
Orchard close, Weldon1·0
Church street, Weldon2·6
Southfield road, Gretton1·0
Rockingham road, Corby1·6
Weldon road, Corby5·0
Geddington road, Corby1·0
Ennerdale road, Corby6·5
Saxon way, Oakley Hay41·6
"The heavy end", Weldon road, Corby201·4
Longhills slag bank site, Weldon22·5
Ex-British steel site, Weldon road, Corby24·8
Oxford Regional Health Authority
Willow brook road, Corby4·0

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list all the unused sites owned by public bodies within the district of East Northamptonshire, together with their owners and sizes in acres.

Registers of public bodies' land which is unused or underused are compiled and maintained by the Secretary of State under section 95 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980. The following sites are currently entered on the register for the district of East Northamptonshire:

East Northamptonshire district
Owner/locationSize

(in acres)
Anglian water authority
Northampton road, Rushden30·5
Kings meadow lane, Higham Ferrers15·8
Barnwell road, Oundle1·2
Stanwick road, Raunds3·5
British rail
Ex-station site, King's Cliffe11·0
Ex-branch line north of Fineshade1·5
Ex-branch line north east of Fineshade4·4
Ex-branch line east of Fineshade10·7
Ex-branch line south east of Fineshade5·0
Ex-branch line north west of King's Cliffe2·2
Ex-branch line north east of King's Cliffe8·5
Nassington goods yard6·2
British steel corporation
Kettering road, Islip26·7
Northamptonshire county council
Ex-railway land, Rushden22·0
Ex-station yard, Higham Ferrers2·0
Melloway school site, Keats way, Rushden2·9
East Northants district council
Newton road, Rushden17·0
Bedford road, Rushden10·4
Ditchford lane, Rushden31·7
Midland road, Thrapston3·9
Ashton road, Oundle2·9
Wood lane, King's Cliffe6·3
Eastfields, upper Queen street, Rushden6·6
East midlands electricity board
Allan road, Irthlingborough8·5
Colleyweston road, King's Cliffe1·6
Aldwincle road, Islip5·7
Oxford regional health authority
Rushden hospital, Wymington road, Rushden1·5
Rushden hospital, Wymington road, Rushden3·5