Plenty of planning applications have been lodged or approved by councils across Teesside - including new shops, car parks, and housing developments.

Many retailers such as Lush, Primark and Flannels have both made planning applications concerning potential new locations at Teesside Park in Thornaby over the past year.

Meanwhile, other planning application include car park plans for Preston Park in Stockton, and the construction of Stockton Waterfront, which will soon begin development following the demolition of Castlegate Shopping Centre.

Here are a list of planning applications across Teesside:

This article will be regularly updated with the latest planning application across Teesside.

Teesside Park

  • Sports Direct

  • GAME

  • Evans Cycles

  • Flannels

Frasers Group, who is involved with Teesside Park, near Stockton and Middlesbrough, revealed in August that two new leases have been signed at the shopping centre - which will see big moves for four individual retailers. 

  • Wagamama - Planning documents, submitted in August, outlined plans to display an advertisement within the premises on Unit 19A.
  • B&M garden centre and store - Planning permission has been entered by B&M for a garden centre which is still awaiting approval.
  • MenKind - Retailer Menkind has announced that it is in discussions to relocate its current store on Teesside Park into a bigger and better shop. 
  • Primark - Amendments to plans which could see the store move into Unit 11 in Teesside Park were approved on Thursday (October 19).
  • LUSH - The company will open at the Teesside retail park on Friday, December 8, at 11am.
  • Ninja Warrior - Ninja Warrior are in talks to take over the site of the vacant former Rainbow Casino which closed in 2016.
  • Hollywood Bowl - Plans have been confirmed for a mini golf course and is planned to expand into the former Imperial City restaurant.


  • Preston Park - A larger car park is part of plans unveiled for the Preston Park Museum in June. Hundreds have signed a petition to oppose potential parking charges.
  • Stockton Waterfront - The Castlegate Shopping Centre has been demolished after all businesses moved out of the existing units. Work is continuing to prepare the ground for the next stage of the development with over 100,000 tones of rubble being reprocessed on site.

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  • Wynyard Park estate - Plans for 1,200 homes and associated parking, landscaping, and infrastructure have been submitted to Hartlepool Borough Council by developer Lichfields.


  • 160 EV charging points for the area across Linthorpe, Newport, Ayresome, and university areas of Middlesbrough.


  • South Grange Medical Centre - Planning has been approved by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council for a new facility next to the Grangetown community fire station.