Developments #11 | Updates on projects across the UK

Developments #11 | Updates on projects across the UK

PHPD’s regular whistle-stop tour around the UK, looking at the latest ‘developments’ on new-build developments.

Header Image | Cain Peters, Regional Director for Hill, Cllr Johnson Situ, Cabinet Member for Growth, Development and Planning at Southwark Council, and Jeremy Stibbe, Group Director of Regeneration and Assets at Notting Hill Genesis, at the First Development Site in Southwark.

Ashberry Homes | Victoria Gardens, Kent
Ashberry Homes has launched new showhome in Victoria Gardens, part of the Peters Village community in Wouldham, Kent. Victoria Gardens is made up of a collection of two-bedroom apartments and two-, three-, four and five-bedroom houses.

Emma Hamlett, Sales Director for Ashberry Thames Gateway, said: “We are proud to be delivering a collection of high specification homes within the Peters Village consortium in Wouldham, supporting the regeneration of the area and providing new homes for a large number of would-be purchasers.” Find out more…


Jones Homes |Harthill
Jones Homes has acquired 1.1ha of land in Harthill, paving the way for the construction of 24 new homes. The housebuilder is planning to build a range of four- and five-bedroom houses along with six affordable homes. Planning permission for the development, which involves the demolition of an existing bungalow on the site, was granted by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council in November last year.

As part of the planning agreement for the development, Jones Homes will be contributing around £89,000 towards the improvement of infrastructure and facilities in the Harthill area. Work is now underway at the development and a sales centre is due to open on site during the summer.


Cain Peters, regional director for Hill, with colleagues from Southwark Council, and Notting Hill Genesis, at the First Development Site

Hill | Aylesbury estate, Southwark
The first homes in Notting Hill Genesis’ regeneration of the Aylesbury Estate will be delivered by Hill. The housebuilder will build 229 homes on a parcel of land known as ‘Package A’ after being appointed on a £70m contract. Of those homes, 84 per cent will be available for social rent, including 54 extra care units and seven homes for people with learning difficulties.

Package A is part of the wider First Development Site, which will provide more than 800 homes, a community facility and new public open space.

Jeremy Stibbe, Group Director of Regeneration and Assets for Notting Hill Genesis said: “Having Hill on board to build our first homes in the Aylesbury neighbourhood is fantastic news.” Find out more…


Wheatcroft Homes | Moira
Construction has begun on Swing Bridge Wharf, a residential development in Moira by developer Wheatcroft Land, under its new residential brand, Wheatcroft Homes.

The site of a former warehouse, located in the heart of the National Forest, will be turned into nine new homes. The redevelopment overlooks Ashby Canal and will include a mixture of three- and four-bedroom family homes including both semi-detached and detached properties. Swing Bridge Wharf is due to be completed in time for residents to move into their new homes for Christmas 2019. Find out more…


MCR Property Group | Bristol
MCR Property Group has acquired Block 3 of Bristol’s Parkview Campus to convert into 162 new homes. Located to the south of the city centre, Parkview Campus comprises 250,000 sq. ft. of office space that was once home to the former headquarters of supermarket chain, Somerfield. Part three and four storeys, the building comes with permitted development rights to be converted into residential apartments.

The company intends to build 162 one and two-bedroom apartments to meet demand for residential homes in the area. MCR Property Group, which has offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham, purchased Block 3 for £8m.


S Harrison | Leeds City Centre
York based development company, S Harrison, has submitted a planning application to build a major new apartment development for the private rented sector (PRS) in Leeds city centre. The site consists of two parcels of vacant land between East Street and Ellerby Road which are allocated for residential purposes in the Aire Valley Leeds Area Action Plan.

The development would create 322 one-, two- and three-bedroom, rental apartments spread across four buildings that stand between seven and nine storeys high. In addition, the development includes secure undercroft car parking and cycle storage facilities, as well as a residents’ gym, café and commercial space. Find out more…


Jones Homes | Eastchurch
Showcasing its Signature Collection, Jones Homes has opened the doors to a new four-bedroom show home at it development in Eastchurch. The four-bedroom Hartford Regent II home showcases the design features and specification of the company’s ‘Signature Collection’.

The Signature Collection can only be found in select developments, the first being Kingsborough Manor. One of the differences in the Signature Collection is that all the homes are built with a garden room, creating an area of light and space. Find out more…


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