Decision details

Naming of streets on a new housing development off Whessoe Road, Darlington.

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Transport and Capital Projects

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Names suggested by developer – Bloom Avenue, Betula Drive, Splendor Court, Corylus Close, Patina Drive, Prosper Avenue, Empress Drive, Hemlock Close, Sakura Grove, Kalmia Grove, Aster Grove, Embley Court
The developer of the site, Miller Homes, submitted their suggestions for street names. Many were not acceptable as there are existing streets with the same name within the borough. Further proposals were submitted and agreed with the street naming and numbering officer.


To approve new street names
Streets to be named in accordance with the Public Health Act 1925, Section 17.

Alternative options considered:

First submission all names of birds all of which are existing street names.
Second submission all names of trees all of which are existing street names.

Publication date: 16/11/2021

Date of decision: 08/10/2021