New homes in scunthorpe

Located in Lincolnshire just south of the Humber, Scunthorpe is a large market town close to England’s North Sea coast. Not far from Hull and Grimsby, houses in Scunthorpe are also close to Doncaster and Lincoln, while Sheffield and Leeds are both around 45 miles away. 


The East Midlands town may be famous for its steel industry, but this is a brilliant place to live if you enjoy exploring beautiful outdoor settings, particularly along the seafront. Get to know the ‘Industrial Garden Town’ even better once you choose from our developments closest to Scunthorpe below.

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Hawk View
Hawk View
Baffin Way, Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15 1WP
  • £194,000 to £485,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • In the small town of Brough, on the northern banks of the Humber Estuary, you’ll discover Hawk View – spacious, sustainable homes designed to help you reduce your carbon footprint now and in the future. Leave the car at home - on the edge of a Special Area of Conservation you can enjoy fishing, boating, walking the dog or enjoying the local wildlife, all within a short walk! Nearby schools boast ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted ratings and commuters will appreciate the ease of access to the A63 and M62. Homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Find out more.
Hesslewood Park
Hesslewood Park
Jenny Brough Lane, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU13 0FE
  • £235,000 to £375,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Hesslewood Park is a collection of luxury homes in the popular area off Jenny Brough Lane, Hessle. Your new home will be surrounded by picturesque farmland, yet just minutes from the Humber Bridge and A164, connecting you to Lincolnshire, Beverley and Hull city centre. Families will appreciate excellent local schools including the OFSTED-rated 'Outstanding' Swanland Primary School, whilst everyone will enjoy the lovely cafes and restaurants of the vibrant village centre. Our Site Manager, Richard, was awarded an NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award for 2023; an accolade only received by the UK’s top Site Managers. See a range of video tours for homes at Hesslewood Park
Edwin Vale
Edwin Vale
Doncaster Road, Hatfield, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN7 6AT
  • From £350,000
  • 4 bedroom
  • Just one home remaining - reserve today. Edwin Vale is a luxury collection of homes designed for modern living. Your new home will be within walking distance from the quaint village of Hatfield and just 15 minutes’ drive from all that Doncaster has to offer. Families love being close to OFSTED-rated 'Good' and 'Outstanding' schools. Couples and professionals tell us the road links make commuting a breeze. See a video tour of Edwin Vale
Minster View
Minster View
Voase Way (off Woodmansey Mile), Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 8FF
  • £210,000 to £440,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • On the southern edge of Beverley, Minster View is a luxury collection of energy-efficient homes within walking distance of the historic town centre. You'll be conveniently located to enjoy the independent shops, delis and cafes Beverley has to offer or, take a 15-minute stroll and you'll be watching the cattle graze on the peaceful Beverley Westwood. The vibrant city of Hull is a short drive or train journey away. Families will also benefit from being close to the OFSTED-rated 'Outstanding' Keldmarsh Primary School. Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Find out more about the energy-saving features in your new home. See a range of video tours for new homes at Minster View
Wolds View
Coming soon
Wolds View
The Balk, Pocklington, East Riding Of Yorkshire, YO42 2NY
  • Coming soon
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Welcome to Wolds View - a collection of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom, enhanced energy-efficient homes, coming soon to Pocklington. Just a short walk from the town centre, where you will find all your essential amenities, including shops, schools, sports facilities and health care, makes this a great sustainable place to call home. Families will also benefit from the great selection of schools on offer including the sought after Pocklington School.
High Forest
High Forest
Louth Road, New Waltham, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4RT
  • £164,995 to £345,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • We are now open by appointment only and are currently operating from our Wigmore Park development which is a short one minute drive from High Forest.  High Forest is a collection of two, three and four bedroom homes situated in the popular New Waltham village, close to Grimsby Town Centre. This new community is conveniently placed with a variety of fantastic local amenities on your doorstep. Families will also be pleased to know there are Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' schools nearby. These stunning new homes are ideally located with excellent commuter links close by. Living here, you will also be just a short drive from the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds Nature Reserve and Cleethorpes Beach. Homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more. To start your move to High Forest, book an appointment with Sammy or call on her on 07823 512659.  
Gateford Manor, Worksop
Gateford Manor, Worksop
Harlequin Drive, Gateford, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7SP
  • From £259,995
  • 3 bedroom
  • A collection of three bedroom luxury homes bordering open countryside. Located in the popular area of Gateford in Worksop, these stunning homes are part of a peaceful new community with a range of handy local amenities and scenic walks on your doorstep. Living here, commuting is made easy with direct trains to Sheffield and excellent transport links to Lincoln, Doncaster and Nottingham via the nearby M1 motorway.

What is life like in Scunthorpe?

Whether you’re enjoying a round of golf, shopping in the town centre or exploring nature reserves, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Scunthorpe. With excellent transport links and good local amenities, Scunthorpe could tick all the right boxes for you and your family.

What is the history of Scunthorpe?

Scunthorpe was mentioned in the Domesday Book, but it wasn’t until the mid 19th century that the town grew thanks to the local iron industry. As the population boomed during the following century, Scunthorpe absorbed many surrounding rural villages including Ashby and Bottesford. To this day, Scunthorpe is still a key player in the UK iron and steel industry.

What are business and industry like in Scunthorpe?

One of the biggest businesses in Scunthope is British Steel, while other employers in the area include Kestrel Building Products, North Lincolnshire Council and Wren Kitchens in Barton upon Humber, while Doncaster is home to DFS Furniture, Ballyvesey Holdings and Polypipe Group.

What is there to see and do in Scunthorpe?

Scunthorpe is home to a wide range of sights and attractions, from history at the North Lincolnshire Museum to entertainment at The Plowright Theatre, and shopping at The Foundry and North Lincolnshire Shopping Park.

Wildlife and nature in Scunthorpe

If you enjoy the great outdoors, you can visit Ashby Ville Nature Reserve, Normanby Hall Country Park or Elsham Hall Country Park, while the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are only a short drive away.

Childrens activities in Scunthorpe

For families moving to the area, Shepherds Place Farm and Pink Pig Farm are both popular with the little ones, while the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is also a great kid-friendly attraction. 

Other attractions in Scunthorpe

Other places of interest in and around Scunthorpe include The Pods leisure centre, Grange Park Golf Course and Glanford Park, home of Scunthorpe United Football Club.

How are the Scunthorpe transport links?

Scunthorpe is close to the M180, providing good transport links by road, while the train station has regular services to Doncaster, Manchester and beyond.

Travelling by train from Scunthorpe

To get to Doncaster, the journey by train takes just 25 minutes while the car journey takes around 35 minutes depending on traffic. Sheffield can be reached in 50 minutes by car or one hour by train, while Lincoln can be reached in 45 minutes and Leeds can be reached in one hour.

Manchester is around one hour 50 minutes away by car or train, while the quickest way to get to London is by train, with a journey time of two hours 40 minutes changing at Doncaster.

Airports near Scunthorpe

If you’re going on holiday, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is only a 45 minute drive from the town.

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