Over the years Helmshore has seen much change in the types of housing that are now available.

Before the construction of housing the derelict site was becoming a stop over for the travelling fraternity.
Prior to Housing 2011-12
Scene prior to Housing construction.
Site Clearance for the housing project.(Ann Hodgkiss.)

In 2012 the construction of Weavers Dene estate took place,the housing was built on former industrial land and was therefore seen as an improvement.

The estate takes shape.

Future development.

Taylor wimpey development
Taylor-Wimpey’s planned development on Holcombe Road.

Despite concerns on the impact of another 150 houses being built ,it looks as though the construction will take place.

There is also a potential plan for more housing development, on the site of Wavell House Holcombe Road.

Potential area for another housing plot.
Planning application for housing development on the AnaCapri site.January 2020

Lancashire Live report.