JV NORTH MEMBER ON-SITE BUILDING NEARLY 300 HOMES IN MANCHESTER

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A JV North member is building nearly 300 homes across 11 sites as part of the HCA’s 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme.

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is underway building 296 homes for a variety of tenures including affordable rent, market rent, shared ownership and outright sale.

The total investment from the 14,000-home landlord is £33 million with £4.5 million of grant from the HCA.

The schemes include:

Lullington Close: Four 2-bedroom bungalows

Nathans Road: Eight 2-bedroom apartments

Woodhouse View: Three 2-bedroom houses and two 2-bedroom bungalows

Selstead Avenue: Eleven 2-bedroom houses

Greenwood Road: Mixture of 45 2-bedroom houses and 2-bedroom apartments

Greenbrow Road: 52 houses and 78 apartments

Haveley Circle: Five 2-bedroom houses

Bramcote Avenue: Seventy 2, 3 and 4-bedroom houses/apartments

Altrincham Road: Four 2 -bedroom houses and 6 apartments

137 Bowland Road: Six 2 -bedroom houses

Nesfield Phase 2: Two 2 -bedroom houses

In addition to this, tenders are being prepared for a planned start on site in February 2018 for a further 167 homes on two separate schemes under the HCA’s SOAHP programme.

The Scout Drive Learning Disability Scheme for 20 units and the MEA scheme of 147, 2 and 3-bedroom houses and 2-bedroom apartments of mixed tenure of market rent, shared ownership and rent to buy.

Nigel Wilson, who is Chief Executive at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group and Chairman of JV North, said: “So far in the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme we have built 373 new homes and are on track to have completed a total of 669 before the end of March.

“Building new, high quality, affordable properties in Wythenshawe is vital if we are to meet growing demand.

“The homes are available in a range of tenures so we are able to offer people choices that best suit their individual circumstances.”