Scheme comprises demolition of the existing Header House and construction of an urban village which is to include apartments close to central facilities, homes for families and individuals and sheltered housing for elderly people. The development includes a Central Community Park featuring soccer pitches, tennis courts, basketball courts and bowling greens along with four "civic squares" which are smaller focal points of activity and higher density development. These squares are likely to comprise some small scale retail, office and community uses. The proposals also include a range of recreation and leisure uses to be developed including sports pitches and related facilities, and the potential for providing managed areas for teenagers within a local community hall.
Integral to the development are a supermarket, hotel, pub, restaurants, hairdressers, gyms, newsagents, a post office, vet's surgery, internet cafe and creche along with well-lit footpaths and cycleways. There will also be a junction off the M62 into Chapelwood and a railway station is also proposed. North Cheshire Health Authority will provide a pioneering new health care centre under the national Primary Care Act Pilot Scheme (PCAPS). The centre incorporates a range of uses including a doctors surgery, pharmacy and well women/ well men clinic.
On 24 January 2000, the Borough Council formally resolved to provide a one-form entry (210 places) primary school as part of this proposal. The Council is also in detailed discussion with Warrington Community Health Trust to provide an integrated education and health care centre, which would incorporate the primary school into a single building. This would be one of the first of its kind in the UK. site clearence to this brownfield site. The associated works include sewer system, infrastructure, enabling, landscaping and estate roads.