Ladden Garden Village

Leechpool Way, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7YX



A planning application was submitted in 2012 by Heron Land Developments for the development of the site known as Land North Of Brimsham Park, Yate, for a mixed use development across 100.76 hectares of land comprising of the following:

    • Up to 2,450 new houses/apartments
    • Extra Care housing
    • 4.63 hectares of employment land
    • A local centre
    • Two primary schools
    • New vehicular and pedestrian accesses
    • Public open space and landscaping

Barratt Homes Bristol acquired the site in 2016. We are currently building Phases 2 & 3, with Phase 1 having completed build and successfully sold out. Take a look at our masterplan of the area.

Yate Ladden Garden Village Masterplan

About the Site

The site is positioned immediately north of the existing urban edge of Yate at Brimsham Park. The site is bordered by existing properties to the south, a railway line to the west, Tanhouse Lane to the north and field boundaries to the east.

With up to 2,450 houses on site as per the planning permission, the site has been split into phases. Phase 1 has been built, and has successfully sold out. Phases 2 and 3 have received planning permission and are being built, with some units on phase 2 already completed and sold. To find out which units we are currently marketing on phase 2, click here.

Ladden Garden Village offers a wide variety of house types from 1 bedroom apartments to 4 bedroom houses. The phase 2 breakdown is as follows:

    •          1 to 2 bedroom apartments (Loughton, Falkirk, Coleford)
    •          2 to 3 bedroom semi-detached houses (Maidstone, Folkestone, Alverton)
    •          4 bedroom detached houses (Kingsville, Woodcote, Hesketh)


The overall scheme will also deliver 35% affordable housing for the area, as well as facilities such as a local centre, employment land, play areas, sports pitches and a primary school.

The site will feature many public open spaces with recreational play areas whilst also retaining existing trees and hedgerows which are incorporated into the scheme.

Ladden Garden Village Sales Arena
Ladden Garden Village Yate Showhomes

Local Centre Planning Approval

The latest Barratt Homes planning submission at Ladden Garden Village is for the new Local Centre, situated north of phase 1, for the following:

Erection of 4 no. buildings to form a mix of 48 no. flats and retail unit. The proposed community building proposals in the North East corner will be developed and constructed by South Gloucestershire Council at a later date.

The local centre reserved matters application was approved at SGC’s Strategic Sites Delivery Committee (SSDC) on 26th November and the planning decision notice was received on the 8th December. We would like to thank SGC’s planning officers and all local stakeholders involved in this scheme.

Phase 4

The planning application for phase 4 of the development will be for 183 units and will include a mixture 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. The application was submitted in September 2020 and was approved in June 2021.

Construction Update

May 2021

Phase 1 play area and footpaths:

The current aim is for the play area to be completed inclusive of all final landscaping by Summer 2021 following works by the Play Equipment Contractor.

Customer Care Update

    • Work within customers’ homes can continue
    • Customer Care are currently accepting emails only as staff are working remotely and not in the office, with a service level response time of 5 days
    • Subject fields in the email describing the query as ‘Emergency’ shall be picked up sooner
    • The out of hours contact details are still current


Sales Update

    • Our sales office will continue to offer an appointment-only service
    • Improvements to viewings – in addition to visiting personally, appointments can also be arranged by virtual video tours and photos
    • Normal hours are still offered for general telephone queries
    • To comply with Covid-19 regulations, there is a restrictive policy on viewing show homes which can be arranged through the Sales Office. Regulations are being strictly followed with monitored door access, protective screens and personal protective equipment
Customer Care

Q – Is there affordable housing onsite?

There will be 35% affordable housing site-wide as per the S106 agreement


Q – How many homes are being built?

Up to 2,450 dwellings


Q – Are you offering Help to Buy?

Yes, the new Help to Buy 2021-2023 scheme will be offered on Phase 3 of the development on selected plots