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Dec 2019 Update - Consultation on Rotary Wood Development Sat, 2019-11-16 18:48

***Updated Dec 2019 *** Image of plans now received and available as below.

*** Updated Nov 2019 ***

A recent consultation event took place on 8th Nov with revised plans. We have formally asked for copies of these plans for sharing with members. A full update will be shared on receipt.


Outline application for the extension to existing bottling facility by Harrogate Spa Water Limited on Harlow Moor Road Harrogate North Yorkshire HG2 0QB

This page summarises the main plans and current questions we have. The page will be updated as and when more information is made available but please share your thoughts.

Site Overview (via Tim Cook Harrogate Informer), Rotary Stone
A Touch of Magic Comes to the Pinewoods Fri, 2014-05-16 13:49 Award Winning Harry Potter Artist Jason Cockcroft Confirmed for Irongate Project Information BoardDetail
Additional Nest Boxes for the Pinewoods Thu, 2015-02-26 19:31 Over 100 Bird and Bat Boxes Now Erected Within the Pinewoods

Members and volunteers from the Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) were joined by 20th Harrogate Scouts and staff from RHS Harlow Carr as part of a National Nest Box Week.

Bat boxes build by 20th Harrogate Scouts and bird boxes donated by RHS Harlow Carr were added to the various boxes already in place. This now makes a total of over 100 boxes now available for use within the Pinewoods.

Updated - Pinewoods Applies to be “Asset of Community Value” Thu, 2015-02-05 18:45 Pinewoods Conservation Group Seeks Additional Protection for the Pinewoods & Surrounding Areas

Updated 8th March 2015: We are pleased to confirm that The Pinewoods has been formerly added to the Harrogate Counil register as an Asset of Community Value. The additional 3 applications for surrounding land were all rejected.

Council Gives Green Light for Green Project Sun, 2014-01-05 20:06 Pinewoods Conservation Group to Develop Irongate Field into Green Community Space

Harrogate Borough Council has given the green light on a proposal by Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) to transform Irongate field into a green community space. The field, situated on Harlow Moor Road next to Harrogate Spring Water bottling plant, will see a number of enhancements over the next few months.

Pinewoods Conservation Group to Develop Irongate Field into Green Community Space
HELP in the Pinewoods Sat, 2016-06-04 10:04

Local Harrogate charities working together on exciting new initiative.

Two Harrogate based charities have just announced an exciting new collaborative project. The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) and Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) have come together to encourage use of the Pinewoods by those less able in the district.

Partial Success with Green Space Designation Mon, 2017-11-13 17:25

PRESS RELEASE: Partial Success with Green Space Designation​ but Irongate Field Remains at Risk of Development

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Formal Objection to Crag Lane Development - Update Fri, 2014-08-22 16:26

Updated 8th Jan 2015

It was confirmed today by the planning inspectorate that the appeal was successful and planning was granted.

Please see the full decision document below.

Updated 1st Nov 2014

The reapplication to Harrogate Council was rejected again.

Updated 1st Sept 2014

Winter Newsletter Tue, 2015-01-13 18:29

A copy of our Winter 14/15 Newsletter is now available.

If can be seen online here or downloaded as below.

New Pinewoods Web Site Launched Sat, 2014-02-01 22:02

A new web site has been launched for local charity, The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG).  The new web site, created free of charge by local business Yorkshire Websites, aims to bring together details of all projects and events the group is involved with. New members are also now able to sign up online via an interactive form.

New Pinewoods Web Site Launched


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