Orchard Park Estate

Orchard Park Estate

Coordinates: 53°47′24″N 0°22′48″W / 53.790°N 0.380°W / 53.790; -0.380

Orchard Park Estate
Orchard Park Estate.jpg
Housing on the estate
Orchard Park Estate is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Orchard Park Estate

 Orchard Park Estate shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA068339
Unitary authority Kingston upon Hull
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU6
Dialling code 01482
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Kingston upon Hull North
List of places: UK • England • Yorkshire

Orchard Park Estate is an area or housing estate situated on the north-western side of Kingston upon Hull, England.

There were a number of primary schools in the area, but several of them were closed and merged with other schools.[citation needed] Current primary schools in the area include Thorpepark Primary, and The Parks Primary.[1] Sir Henry Cooper School is the only senior school in the area.[2]

In 2008, Hull City Council approved a bid for funding under the Housing PFI programme, titled "The Transformation of Orchard Park – Shaping the Place, Creating a Fruitful Future". This was approved by Housing Minister John Healey in July 2009, with an allocation of £156 million for council housing build and maintenance over the PFI period. However, in November 2010 the Government cancelled all "pipeline" Housing PFI initiatives, including Orchard Park.[3]

Despite the cancellation of the Housing PFI, some renewal projects will still be completed: the Orchard Centre, a new shopping centre, an Extra Care housing complex and the Northern Academy. High rise housing blocks that do not meet the Decent Homes Standard will be demolished.[3]

See also

  • Large Council Estates in the UK


  1. ^ Primary schools in Hull
  2. ^ Secondary schools
  3. ^ a b Williams, Brian. "Orchard Park PFI". WebCite: PFI Advisory Board, Northern Area Housing Board.. Archived from the original on 2011-06-01. http://www.webcitation.org/5z7CI4xiZ. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 

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