PHPD’s regular whistle-stop tour around the UK, looking at the latest ‘developments’ on new-build developments.
Header Image | Inside Generator Group’s show home at Laureate Fields in Ferry Road, Old Felixstowe.
Chipping Homes | Fellside, Ribble Valley
Chipping Homes has specified air source heat pumps from NIBE for its Fellside development in the village of Chipping in the Ribble Valley, which comprises 39 family homes.
Fellside is a development of three-, four- and five-bedroom detached family homes, which includes the Charlbury three-bedroom home, the Kingham four-bedroom home and the Stonesfield five-bedroom detached home.
Thirty-two, three- to five-bedroom homes on the development, are being fitted with NIBE F2040 air source heat pumps to meet both heating and hot water requirements. The heat pumps have been designed to have a discreet appearance and offer low noise levels.
The remaining seven properties are smaller bungalows built for the local over 55s community, and these are being fitted with NIBE F730 Exhaust Air Heat Pump systems, which offer ventilation, alongside heating and hot water. Find out more…
Generator Group | Laureate Fields, Old Felixstowe
Generator Group has unveiled its show home at Laureate Fields in Ferry Road, Old Felixstowe. The contemporary three-bedroom property is now open to prospective homeowners and has been finished to the highest of standards by designers Haus Interiors. Features of note include an impressive open plan living area with engineered oak flooring, a galleried landing and a vaulted ceiling with skylight.
Paul Isaacs, Managing Director of Generator Group, said: “We’re very excited about the launch of the show home and can’t wait to show people just how special these properties are. They will be finished to an incredibly high specification with a modern design that’s sensitive to the surrounding area – yet fit for the demands of 21st Century living.” Find out more…
Macbryde Homes | Denbigh
Macbryde Homes has confirmed its plans to bring 60 new homes to Denbigh, having successfully completed on land with views over the Vale of Clwyd.
With outline planning permission already in place for the 5.26-acre site, which is located between the Old and New Ruthin roads, it is anticipated that the St-Asaph based housebuilder will commence construction of the new homes in Spring 2020. The scheme is comprised of a mix of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes.
Managing Director, Gwyn Jones, commented: “The site that we have acquired in Denbigh is in an excellent location and has many positive factors in its favour. It boasts strong transport links, and Denbigh itself has a wealth of vital amenities including doctors, dentists, shops and several primary and secondary schools. These are all well placed to support both the existing and future local population.” A detailed planning application will now be lodged with Denbighshire Council. Find out more…
Bellway | Ewell
Bellway has acquired part of school site, off Scotts Farm Road, Ewell, to build 161 new houses and apartments, including 65 homes designated as affordable housing.
The new homes are proposed for the lower field part of the campus which, the company says, has not been used by the school for several years.
Head of Sales for Bellway South London, Daniel Williamson, said: “The surplus school land that we have acquired at Epsom and Ewell High School will provide high-quality new homes for local people, as well as funding significant investment in the school’s education and sports facilities which will benefit local people for years to come.
“We have planned a mix of apartments and houses to provide homes for people in a range of circumstances, including a significant proportion of affordable homes, alongside new landscaped open space.” Find out more…
Lovell & whg | Walsall
The former Caparo Industries site in Walsall has been sold, allowing for the derelict site’s redevelopment to bring 250 new homes to the town. The Birmingham office of specialist commercial property consultants Harris Lamb oversaw the sale of the 16.5-acre site to developer Lovell Homes, who have purchased the land in partnership with Walsall Housing Group (whg).
The Caparo site has been used for industrial purposes for hundreds of years which requires a significant remediation strategy costing in excess of £4 million ensuring that the site meets environmental standards required for residential use.
Chris Jones, Director of Residential Land at Harris Lamb, said: “Having been involved with this site for the past two years, I am absolutely delighted to have seen it come a full circle and to have now completed the sale of this site to Lovells and Walsall Housing Group.”
Redrow | The Steeples, Oxford
Redrow Homes Thames Valley has announced that homes at its Oxford development, The Steeples, will be unveiled on Saturday 26th October. Planning for The Steeples was granted earlier in the summer, with 207 three- and four-bedroom homes planned for the next phase of development at Barton Park.
The development is set to include a series of individually designed ‘pocket parks’ established within the streetscape, creating opportunities for children to play and residents to socialise.
Sarah Boyce, Sales Director for Redrow Homes Thames Valley, said: “We’re really excited to launch the new homes at The Steeples and warmly welcome anyone – at any stage of their search – to come along to the launch on Saturday 26 October.” Find out more…
Priestley Construction | Milnrow, Great Manchester
Work has begun to convert an old county police station in Milnrow, Great Manchester, into six contemporary two-bedroom apartments.The project will include temporary propping, demolition and structural alterations. Following this, new stairways and walls will be fitted throughout, creating six high-specification homes.
Planning for the village police station, located on Newhey Road, was secured as part of a joint venture between the developers, Priestley Homes and Immedilet in 2018.
Main contractor Priestley Construction is carrying out the £300k conversion, with work estimated to complete in Q4 2019. The development will then be sold to owner occupiers and investors.
Rob Pell, head of construction at Priestley Construction, said: “The transformation of this traditional community building into a stunning, modern space will ensure it remains a home for generations to come.” Find out more…
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