MoD plans 1,300 homes at Yorkshire barracks

The Ministry of Defence has announced plans to deliver 1,300 homes on former barracks sites in Yorkshire.

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has partnered with Homes England to develop the homes at the Claro and Deverell Barracks in Ripon.

The site is the first to be progressed as part of a new partnership. The duo are working with stakeholders Ripon City Council and Harrogate Borough Council.

They are developing a masterplan for the region and intends to submit a planning application before the end of the year.

Catherine Davies, DIO head of estates, said: “The MoD