Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents‘ featured Ruddington property is in Manor Park – a 6 bedroomed family home in an outstanding school location, with a guide price just reduced to £775,000.  You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Thomas James Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 984 4660, emailing ruddington@tjea.com or calling in at 20 High St, Ruddington, NG11 6EH. They’re open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm.

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Posh New Gate For Private Estate

A driver who was fleeing from police through Ruddington last summer, before being brought to an abrupt halt by an unexpected closed gate, has unwittingly been responsible for a much more attractive replacement! A police pursuit on June 14th 2019 resulted in the suspect’s vehicle crashing into the locked gateway from Churchill Drive into Manor Park – destroying one of the brick pillars and damaging the gate itself (below). As it is a private road, for which local residents pay a ‘frontage charge’ for the upkeep, it fell to the…

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Manor Park Retirement Complex Approved

Proposals submitted over the summer, for a substantial new retirement complex at the heart of Ruddington’s Conservation Area in Manor Park, have been approved by Rushcliffe Borough Council planners. Churchill Retirement Living can now go ahead with its development of 43 apartments for older people, plus a guest apartment and communal facilities along with car parking and landscaping. 29 of these sheltered apartments will be single bedroomed, whilst 14 will have two bedrooms. The application replaced previously approved plans for a 40 unit retirement complex on the same site which had lapsed. This new complex…

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Manor Park Plans Published

A long anticipated new planning application has been submitted to Rushcliffe Borough Council for a retirement complex at Ruddington’s Manor Park. It is for: “Erection of 43 no retirement apartments for older people, guest apartment, communal facilities, access, car parking and landscaping” and has been made on behalf of Churchill Retirement Living. It proposes 29 of these sheltered apartments would be single bedroomed, whilst 14 would have two bedrooms. The application replaces previously approved plans for a 40 unit retirement complex on the site which have since lapsed. Developers still propose to…

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Car Crashes Into Manor Park Gates After Police Chase

A Police pursuit through Ruddington this afternoon ended up with the car the officers were following colliding with the gateway at the Churchill Drive end of Manor Park. It would seem the driver was unaware he would come across a closed gate – which brought the vehicle to an abrupt halt.  Eye witnesses saw one person from the crashed car being detained at the scene but another running off. The front bumper of one police car was ripped off during the incident. Police helicopters could then be seen and heard in the…

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