Selby District Council has confirmed that planning permission has finally been granted for a development at Olympia Park, subject to a Section 106 agreement.

Planning permission for the site in Yorkshire was initially applied for by developer BOCM Pauls in May 2012. The plans attracted objections from logistics firms Clipper Logistics and Potter Group, however, as they included proposals for up to 985 new homes, a primary school and various leisure facilities adjacent to their operating sites.

A spokeswoman for Selby council confirmed last week that its planning committee had resolved to approve the application subject to the completion of a Section 106 agreement.

Such agreements, which are legally binding, enable a council to secure particular contributions to services, infrastructure and amenities to support a proposed development.

In a statement confirming that part of the Olympia Park site had now gone up for sale through Savills Leeds, Selby council confirmed it would cater for 863 new homes and include a number of new roads as well as a care home, football pitches, allotments and a new school.

The council said it expected the Section 106 agreement to be finalised shortly.

Clipper Logistics has just announced its intention to list on the stock market.