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Weekly affordable homes round-up

Marc Da Silva takes his weekly look at the affordable homes sector and brings news of developments in Suffolk, Cornwall, Lancashire, Dorset, Cumbria and Northumberland.

New affordable homes in Suffolk

Demolition has begun on the site of an old snooker and bowls club on Chalkstone Way in Haverhill to make way for the construction of 21 new affordable homes, to be developed by Havebury Housing Partnership. There will be 13 two-bedroom flats, a single one-bedroom flat, six three-bedroom houses and one four-bedroom house.

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Mortgage secured through Help to Buy proves as cost-effective as renting

A teacher from Carlisle has enjoyed a fast and stress-free move to her own brand new two-bedroom home at Lovell's The Elms development - after finding that a mortgage secured through Help to Buy was as cost-effective as renting a similar property in the area.

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Andrea Seggie-Phillips at home at The Elms

Workington offers great choice for first-time new homes buyers

Situated on the west coast of Cumbria, Workington is a popular place to live thanks to its wide choice of housing, good amenities and commuter links, and close proximity to the beautiful Lake District and the major town of Carlisle (32 miles away).

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Rye Hill Farm from Barratt Homes

Weekly affordable homes round-up

Marc Da Silva brings you news from the affordable new homes market across the UK with the latest headlines on housing schemes in Norfolk, Scotland, Cumbria, Derbyshire and Cheshire.

New affordable homes in Norfolk

Six new affordable homes at Weaver's Tye in Cromer, north Norfolk, which were developed by Hopkins Homes, on behalf of Victory Housing Trust, have been completed and handed over to the new tenants, as part of the first phase of 16 affordable homes at the scheme, located just off the Norwich Road.

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Graeme Brown, director of Shelter Scotland

Weekly affordable homes round-up

Marc Da Silva brings you news from the affordable new homes market across the UK with the latest headlines on housing schemes in Northamptonshire, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, Cambridgeshire, Cumbria and Warwickshire.

New affordable homes in Wellingborough

Six new homes for shared ownership and 25 affordable houses and flats for rent have been created by Derwent Living and Westleigh Partnership Homes on a disused allotment site on the edge of the market town of Wellingborough. The new homes will be initially offered to local people.

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Ian Jones and Samantha Veal at the Westleigh Homes scheme

Weekly affordable homes round-up

WhatHouse.co.uk's regular contributor, Marc Da Silva, takes his weekly look at the affordable new homes market in the UK with the latest on affordable housing schemes in Cumbria, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Hampshire, Lincolnshire and Lancashire.

New affordable homes in Carlisle

Two Castles Housing Association is welcoming residents into their new homes at the former St Elizabeth's Church Hall site on Mayfield Avenue in Harraby, Carlisle, after completing the new £1.4m affordable homes scheme, which features 11 energy-efficient homes.

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Mayfield Avenue from Two Castles Housing Association

Weekly affordable homes round-up

WhatHouse.co.uk's regular contributor, Marc Da Silva, takes his weekly look at the affordable new homes market in the UK with the latest on affordable housing schemes in Wales, Cumbria, London, Essex and Northumberland.

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Weekly affordable homes round up

WhatHouse.co.uk's regular contributor, Marc Da Silva, takes his weekly look at the affordable new homes market in the UK with the latest on affordable housing schemes in Cumbria, Norfolk, London, Shropshire, Nottinghamshire and Cornwall.

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The opening ceremony at Water Homes' Midland Road site

Carlisle developments appeal to buyers of all ages

Historic Carlisle - the most northerly English city - has a lively social calendar, a thriving business community, and fantastic shopping, including the popular Lanes Shopping Centre - while the beautiful Lake District National Park and Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site are on its doorstep. Gretna Green, the gateway to Scotland, is about ten miles north, with a wide choice of retail therapy at the Gretna Gateway Retail Outlet.

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Prices start at £104,9995 at Lovell's The Elms 2