Businesses will be demolished across Yorkshire for HS2

Every Yorkshire community set to be bulldozed for HS2 demolition

The construction of high speed rail network HS2 will lead to the demolition of 100 homes and businesses across Yorkshire while cutting through woodland, fishing lakes and golf courses.

It will also involve the closure of some of Yorkshire's busiest roads and motorway junctions. This is a roundup of how each part of Yorkshire will be most affected by the years of demolition and construction work set to begin in the mid-2020s.

It is anticipated that five residential properties and two commercial/properties will be demolished and eight roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.

5. Warmfield to Swillington and Woodlesford

It is anticipated that five residential properties and two commercial/properties will be demolished and eight roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.
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Two homes and two commercial/business properties will have to be demolished. Twelve roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.

6. Barnsley & Wakefield

Two homes and two commercial/business properties will have to be demolished. Twelve roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.
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The demolition of 63 residential properties - including 52 on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough - and nine commercial/business properties. Six business units would be destroyed, meaning possible job losses.

7. Rotherham and Mexborough

The demolition of 63 residential properties - including 52 on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough - and nine commercial/business properties. Six business units would be destroyed, meaning possible job losses.
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Six hectares of Hawk's Wood Local Wildlife site would be permanently bulldozed, and 8 per cent of  Haigh's Grass Site of Importance for Nature Conservation. Five homes and five businesses lost.

8. Garforth and Church Fenton

Six hectares of Hawk's Wood Local Wildlife site would be permanently bulldozed, and 8 per cent of Haigh's Grass Site of Importance for Nature Conservation. Five homes and five businesses lost.
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