A number of planning applications have been lodged or approved by councils across Teesside - including new shops, car parks, and a leisure centre.

Retailers such as Primark and Flannels have both made planning applications concerning potential new locations at Teesside Park in Thornaby, with both set to arrive next year.

Meanwhile, other planning applications 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.

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Here is a list of planning applications across Teesside:

This article will be regularly updated with the latest planning applications 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. 

  • 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).
  • 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.


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

91 Elwick Road - There are plans to convert the property, which used to house a beauty academy, is planned to become a fish and chip takeaway.

Highlight leisure centre - Works have begun to prepare for the beginning of the centre construction in January 2024.

X-energy - The firm plans to develop a 12-reactor Teesside plant to be ready by the early 2030s next to the site of the existing Nuclear Power Station in Hartlepool.


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

Car park behind North Ormesby Institute - Will be leased out and turned into a car wash.

Courtyard Care Ltd - There are plans for a children's care home on Low Lane in Acklam - with proposals put forward to turn the property into a five-bedroom residential care facility for up to six children aged between seven and 18. A planning application has also been submitted to change the home to accommodate adults.


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.