The site is accessed off Quarry Hill in Horbury, Wakefield. It is within walking distance of the centre of Horbury and its various amenities.
The site is relatively flat and extends to circa 0.81ha (2 acres). The surrounding area is predominantly residential and in one of the better housing locations in this part of the Wakefield Borough
Outline Planning Permission for the construction of 26 new dwellings was granted in June 2010 (Application No. 10/00450/OUT).