Hanwood Park News

22 May 2024
Final plans on our 5,500-home development approved

North Northamptonshire Council has approved the final 3,383 homes and associated community buildings and infrastructure on Hanwood Park.

6 May 2024
View our Spring Hanwood Park newsletter

Welcome to the Spring issue of our Hanwood Park newsletter, packed with news, events, development updates, community news and more.

9 Apr 2024
Tackling traffic: Kettering schools use new app to cut school run congestion

Reducing traffic and congestion during busy school runs is the latest sustainable transport initiative unveiled by the team at Hanwood Park in Northamptonshire.

14 Mar 2024

Join the next Hanwood Park Easter Event from 1pm-3pm on Sunday 31st March 2024. Organised by Hanwood Park Residents' Association and supported by Hanwood Park, this family event offers a traditional Easter Egg Hunt, together with craft activities and an opportunity to meet some stunning owls and other birds of prey.

9 Feb 2024

Starting from Monday, February 12th to Friday, February 16th, National Grid will be installing temporary traffic lights at the Cranford Road Junctions due to the need for some emergency repairs on an HV cable.

31 Jan 2024
Hayfield Cross Church of England Primary School – Traffic Calming Works

We are writing to update you, as to works that are being undertaken, to the crossing at Hayfield Cross Church of England Primary School and other measures that we are implementing.

25 Jan 2024
Hanwood Park Community Meeting: 20th of February 2024

Please come and get involved at our next Community Meeting on the 20th of February 2024 at Hayfield Cross Church of England Primary School. We will be starting from 6:30pm and look forward to seeing you there! 

12 Dec 2023
Looking to the future - Hanwood Park residents gather to discuss projects, priorities and proposals

More than 50 residents from Hanwood Park gathered at a community meeting this month to discuss the future of this Kettering housing led mixed-use development.

30 Nov 2023
Hanwood Park's Christmas Fair 2023

It's that time of year again! Don't miss out on Hanwood Park's Christmas Fair, which will be hosted by the Hanwood Park Residents Association and supported by Hanwood Park. The fair will take place at East Wood Avenue on December 15th, from 4:30pm until 7:30pm.

13 Nov 2023
Hanwood Park Community Meeting: 22nd of November 2023

Resident or stakeholder of Hanwood Park? Please get involved and come to ourfirst Community Meeting on the 22nd November 2023 here at Hayfield Cross Churchof England Primary School.

10 Nov 2023
Yes to sports clubs, community facilities, green spaces and schools

November 2023: Community groups, councillors and more than 250 residents had their say at a recent Hanwood Park public exhibition – asking questions, making suggestions and sharing their views about the future of the Kettering housing development.

17 Oct 2023
Hanwood Park Public Exhibition 2023

Meet the team, find out about the development’s progress, ask questions, make suggestions, view the Masterplan and find out about potential and planned community facilities.

30 Jan 2023
Revised Consultation for New Secondary School on Hanwood Park

In February 2021, the Orbis Education Trust were sucessful in a free school bid to open a new secondary school for boys on the Hanwood Park Development.

Following feedback the Orbis Education Trust and North Northamptonshire Council have decided to reconsult to ensure the new free school is best placed to meet the needs of secondary-aged students residing in our new development and in the wider Kettering area.

The consultation is running from Monday 23rd January until midnight on Sunday 5th March 2023.

Further information, on the background to the free school bid, including demand a

16 Dec 2022

Santa and his reindeer made an early appearance, on Friday 2nd December, at Hanwood Park’s first official Christmas Fair. Assisted by Hanwood Park Residents’ Association, Hanwood Park LLP, the master developer behind the new neighbourhood on the eastern edge of Kettering, invited residents from the surrounding area along to East Wood Avenue Park to enjoy a variety of festive activities.

6 Oct 2022
We want young people to have their say

We want everyone to get involved in shaping Hanwood Park’s ongoing development. If you are under 18 and living in Kettering, you represent the town’s future and can have your say about the spaces, places and activities that are important to you.

9 Sep 2022

We are all by now aware of the sad news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

7 Sep 2022

In October 2022, Hanwood Park will be holding a public exhibition at Hayfield Cross Primary School. The project team will provide an update about the next phase of development and we would like to hear your ideas. We will be holding three sessions:

  • Thursday 13th October, 5-8pm
  • Friday 14th October, 5-7pm
  • Saturday 15th October, 10am-4pm

23 Aug 2022
Hanwood Park LLP Presents The Greatest Showman

Hanwood Park LLP is excited to host Hanwood Park's first outdoor cinema event, which is scheduled to take place in East Wood Park, East Wood Avenue on Saturday 10th September 2022.

12 Jul 2022
Live performances return to Cranford Primary School - supported by Hanwood Park

As with many schools, Cranford C E Primary School is excited about once again producing live performances to parents now that the worst of the COVID Pandemic is hopefully behind us. They wanted to refurbish the video and audio equipment in their school hall to better do this and asked the Friends of Cranford School (The FoCS’) to organise some fundraising. 

13 May 2022

Plans are well underway for a community event on East Wood Avenue, Hanwood Park on Sunday 5th June, to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022.

20 Apr 2022
Easter Egg Hunters Flock to Hanwood Park

A crowd of excited Easter egg hunters flocked to Hanwood Park on Saturday 16th April, to enjoy a range of activities organised by Hanwood Park Residents' Association and supported by Hanwood Park LLP.

5 Apr 2022
Easter Event Saturday 16th April

Join Hanwood Park's Easter Event from 1pm-3pm on Saturday 16th April 2022. Organised by Hanwood Park Residents' Association and supported by Hanwood Park, this family event offers a traditional Easter Egg Hunt, together with craft activities and an opportunity to meet some stunning owls and other birds of prey.

6 Mar 2022

There will be four-way traffic lights in operation at the junctions of Swallow Close/Cranford Road and Barton Road from Monday 7th March. This is to enable collaborative works between O’Connor Utilities, working on behalf of Western Power Distribution for the extension of very high voltage cables associated with the new Primary Sub Station at Hanwood Park, and Costain, working on behalf of Cadent for the diversion of the existing gas main.

10 Feb 2022
Hanwood Park Newsletter, February 2022

Hanwood Park's latest newsletter has just been published and you can download a copy here.

3 Feb 2022
Landscaping work underway on Hanwood Park Avenue and Hayfield Crescent

Contractors working on behalf of Hanwood Park are currently undertaking landscaping work along the stretch of Hanwood Park Avenue that runs to the north of Cranford Road and into Hayfield Crescent, where Hayfield Cross School is located. Wide green verges are being created along both sides of the road to separate the carriageway from the footpaths, and street trees are also being planted at regular intervals.

24 Dec 2021
Community Christmas Tree Recycle: Hanwood Park joins Cransley Hospice Trust

Hanwood Park is delighted to be joining Cransley Hospice Trust for their annual community Christmas tree recycle.

10 Nov 2021
Major boost to power supplies in Kettering

A major initiative to boost power supplies and support the development of new homes and businesses in east Kettering has started.

23 Jul 2021
Hanwood Park funded junction improvements to help growth in the town

Junction improvements in Kettering have been given the green light by North Northamptonshire Council’s Executive. 

25 Mar 2021
Outline application is submitted to North Northamptonshire Council

Hanwood Park LLP has submitted a new outline application to North Northamptonshire Council. The main purpose of the new application is to secure more time for the submission of future detailed proposals, to continue and complete the originally approved development.

3 Feb 2021
Hanwood Park Update newsletter is published

Hanwood Park LLP, the master developers of Hanwood Park, have published an update newsletter, which provides the latest information about the flourishing new neighbourhood at East Kettering.

1 Feb 2021
Hangout with the Hanwood Park team

A series of virtual “Hanwood Hangouts” have been arranged for anyone who is interested in hearing more about the new outline planning application. Those who register their interest in participating will be sent a link and invited to informal online meetings with members of the Hanwood Park project team.

13 Sep 2019
New outline application to be submitted for Hanwood Park

Hanwood Park LLP has started discussions with Kettering Borough Council regarding a new outline application which will include information on homes, schools, employment sites, local facilities, infrastructure and open space for the remainder of the development.