Northumberland’s Dissington Estate back on market in hands of receivers

A Northumberland estate which was the focal part of a major planning row is back on the market, four years on from the collapse of its former developers.
The Dissington Estate, based between Ponteland and Stamfordham, was first put up for sale with a £27.5m price tag back in 2019, following a failed bid by developer Lugano to create a garden village on the land, with more than 2,000 homes and a host of other other facilities.
The Dissington Garden Village proposals had been set for planning approval, but when the Conservatives formed the new administration at Northumberland County Council in May 2017, they called …