Harworth secures 350-acre former power station site for mixed-use conversion


Brownfield regeneration specialist Harworth Group has acquired the 350-acre former Ironbridge coal-fired power station in Shropshire with plans to convert it into a major mixed-use development in the Midlands.

Located close to Ironbridge town centre in Shropshire, the site comprises 240 acres of brownfield land and a neighbouring parcel of over 100 acres of agricultural land which Harworth plans to “remediate ready for future development”.

Harworth chief executive Owen Michaelson outlined plans for the redevelopment of the power station, which stopped generating electricity in November 2015, to feature “several hundred” new homes alongside commercial development, leisure uses and public realm.

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