Simpson Park



Building a place for people in the East Midlands

600 Metres of new on-site highways

17 Acres of remediated land

30 Acres of remediation to former coking works

The Project

Award-winning strategic housing development on a former colliery site, comprising:

  • Ground remediation including removal of contamination and underground obstructions
  • An internal link road enabling housing development
  • Up to 1600 new homes
  • New community facilities including primary school, family pub and public open space


Harworth Group plc

Key Achievements

  • Planning consent secured on first 996 units
  • Successful demolition of colliery winding tower
  • Extensive remediation of former coking works site
  • Successful delivery of Phase 1 works to enable initial land sales

Project Solutions

  • Close working relationship with engineers to successfully analyse risk
  • Close monitoring of overall development costs to ensure successful delivery of serviced parcels of land with minimal cost overruns
  • Successful contract management of works using the NEC form of contract

Services Provided

  • Project management
  • Design team management
  • Contractor procurement
  • Contract administration
  • Cost management