Housing | Business Doncaster

Why Doncaster?


Image of housing at Doncaster Lakeside

Our housing market has changed dramatically in recent years

Latest figures has seen the number of new homes being built soar to its highest level in the past 15 years, bucking the trend in the Sheffield City Region.

Doncaster is the best in the region for housing delivery with 1,100 new homes built each year over the last three years.

The borough is also set to benefit from 4,600 new homes over the next 5 years and a staggering £350million of investment in new homes worth around £560million in the next ten years, offering something for everyone.

Whether you’re looking for a home in the country, a town centre apartment or that perfect family home there is a quality and affordable range on offer. 

If new build is your preference, look out for Keepmoat Homes, Strata Homes, Danum Developments, Albemarle Homes and many more…

The rental market is strong too with many properties being secured in days: local agents to buy or rent include: Galley Properties, Haart, Horton Knights, Johnsons, Martin & Co, Merryweathers, Moss Properties, Northwood, Preston Baker, Reeds Rains, Robinsons Hornsby, The Property Hive, Three Keys Property William H Brown and Your Move... to name but a few.

To learn more call 01302 735555 or email info@businessdoncaster.com

Affordable Housing

To help meet the needs of a diverse community, we offer a wide range of ‘Affordable Housing’ products for people who are unable to meet their housing needs through renting or buying a home on the open market.

This includes council owned rented housing, Housing Association homes and opportunities to buy Affordable Home Ownership products such as shared ownership housing. For more information about the many options available please visit: Doncaster Council - Affordable Housing section.

Doncaster Council is always keen to engage with potential developers, partners and investors, to look at proposals to ensure that housing provision is met throughout the borough. The Council would like to engage with those who are interested in developing all tenures of housing, including private sale, shared ownership and housing for rent.

Potential residential developments include Leger Way, Lakeside, Rose Hill, Hyde Park, Unity, Thorne, Woodlands and Askern.

If you would like to know more about how the Council can assist your organisation please contact the Strategic Housing Team 01302 737910 or Roy Sykes, Planning Manager on 01302 734555.


"House building at its highest level in 15 years with £350m further investment"