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New affordable homes in St Ives
More than 100 new affordable homes have been completed in the St Ives area. The new homes, which are located on London Road and Houghton Road, are the first major developments involving affordable homes in the town in recent years. Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association is behind the scheme.
Residential property developer Westleigh has been appointed to develop 61 new affordable homes, as part of a partnership with registered provider Acis Group, and North East Derbyshire District Council.
The new homes, which will be constructed on Birkin Lane in Grassmoor near Chesterfield, will help to transform overgrown land.
Housebuilder Mount Anvil has teamed up with housing association Affinity Sutton to develop a £100m high-end residential scheme in Fulham, west London.
The pair will build the new homes on Farm Lane, after acquiring the site for around £39m.
A major residential development on the edge of Norwich has received the backing of local city councillors.
Norfolk developer Serruys Property has submitted plans to develop 670 new homes, as well as commercial buildings and restaurants on disused industrial land south of the city.
The final decision on whether the scheme goes ahead now lies with South Norfolk District Council, which shares the site with the city council.
New affordable homes in London
Fresh figures released by the Network Housing Group, based on a new report from the London Finance Commission, shows that funds derived from stamp duty from London property sales could have the potential to deliver a 91% increase in the amount of affordable homes built in the capital each year. In 2012, a total of 8,380 affordable homes were built across London's 33 boroughs.
Housebuilders in Merseyside currently have a fantastic range of incentives available to help attract buyers, with a good choice of new developments dotted across the county. Our taster of what Merseyside has to offer is split into two key areas: in and around the city of Liverpool, on the eastern side of the estuary, and the Wirral Peninsula, which on the west of the estuary.
Residential property developer Miller Homes has announced plans to develop close to 1,000 new homes in Glasgow over the next decade, in an attempt to meet growing demand for properties in the city.
Developers will build 200 new homes in Bromley as part of the wider regeneration of Bromley town centre over the next two years, designed to create a vibrant entertainment, leisure and residential hub in the heart of the area.
WhatHouse.co.uk's news editor Marc Da Silva takes his regular look at affordable housing projects across the UK.
Plans to develop a selection of new affordable homes in Wigan have moved a step closer to becoming reality, after a former school in a prominent site off Moore Street was bulldozed to make way for the new residential properties.