Skerningham Garden Village


Darlington Northern Link Road


In addition to the physical characteristics of the site and surroundings, we have also considered the emerging alignments for the Northern Link Road and how they may influence the masterplan.


Concept and indicative route locations. Connecting Tees Valley, Improving Roads, Improving Lives. (Tees Valley Combined Authority, 2017)

Existing vehicle movements (Tees Valley Combined Authority, 2015 traffic data and Highways England, 2017)

Evolution of Darlington Northern Link Road

Vision for Strategic Transport in Tees Valley, Tees Valley Unlimited, 2014

Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, July 2017

Benefits of the Northern Link Road


The Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) suggests that the Northern Link Road will result in:



Faster journey times

Safer roads with fewer accidents

Less time spent in traffic

More reliable and consistent journey times

Improved access to jobs and services