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Renaissance plan Declining primary sector industries are leaving behind a legacy of contaminated sites but one former Yorkshire colliery is already showing promise of future commercial success.

One of the earliest and largest schemes in a programme to regenerate 56 former collieries is about to receive a boost with the news that a major portion of it is about to be developed. What was once a highly contaminated site will soon see start of construction of Britain's largest factory outlet village.

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