Tameside Council have support from a number of leading Organsiations to help achieve the ambition for Godley Green.
The council's role
Tameside has a recognised major challenge with its housing market. The councils senior leadership is fully committed to intervene in creating the conditions that will result in a step change in the local housing market
A locally led public sector intervention of this scale has the potential to deliver up to 2350 new homes. The transformational change that is proposed by this development will help to satisfy the needs of current and future households.
The wider social and economic benefits generated from the development will improve the future economic resilience of the borough.
Project Consultant Team
Trebbi Continuum are a Development Management and Viability consultancy and are providing a range of services to support the Godley Green project.
Gerald Eve are one of the UK's most-respected planning and development consultancies and are responsible for preparing the planning application for Godley Green.
Planit-IE are a design practice with a passion for outside spaces and the part they play in our communities. They are in the process of developing the Godley Green masterplan with sustainability and communities at its core.
Pea Green delivers environmental planning services to the development industry. They are providing the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and sustainability Assessment to support the Godley Green planning applications.
Homes England is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and is responsible for:
increasing the number of new homes that are built in England, including affordable homes and homes for market, sale or rent
improving existing affordable homes and bringing empty homes back into use as affordable housing
increasing the supply of public land and speeding up the rate that it can be built on
helping to stimulate local economic growth by using our land and investment, and attracting private sector investment in local areas.
In 2019, the Godley Green project was awarded £10 million of Housing Infrastructure Funding to provide critical early infrastructure that will help to unlock the site for development.
The £10m secured for Godley Green through the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund Programme is an endorsement of the vision set out by the Council that will enable the critical infrastructure required to open up the Godley Green site for development.
Godley Green is viewed as one of the key priorities for Homes England across the Greater Manchester and North West region. The Council continues to work in partnership across Homes England’s departments to support the delivery of the infrastructure and promote the economic growth opportunities that can be realised from the Godley Green development.
Further information about Homes England can be found at
Further information on the grant funding can be found at