Marc Da Silva brings you news from the affordable new homes market across the UK with the latest headlines on housing schemes in Durham, Scotland, South Yorkshire, Lancashire and Somerset.
Durham County Council's county planning committee has awarded outline planning consent for the redevelopment of Durham's old fire brigade HQ. The residential-led scheme in Framwellgate Moor will feature a range of affordable homes.
Families looking to find a new home in East Lothian will find the area has plenty to offer. Housebuilders have a range of larger properties on the market, reflecting the East Lothian's family-friendly reputation.
Marc Da Silva takes his regular look at the affordable new homes market across the UK with the latest news on affordable housing schemes in Greater Manchester, East Lothian, Lancashire, Merseyside and Wales.
Bustling towns, historic villages and coastal communities make East Lothian a popular place with families and downsizers, while the area’s proximity to Edinburgh ensures it remains popular with professionals and commuters. Buyers looking to find a new home in East Lothian have plenty of new-build properties to choose from whatever their needs.
David Wilson Homes is hosting a Part Exchange weekend at its Prestonfields development in Prestonpans this coming weekend, Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August.
Buyers who work in the city but prefer a quieter pace of life during their leisure time will find it difficult to find a better location than East Lothian. While Edinburgh city centre is convenient enough for the daily commute, it feels like a world away from the charmingly picturesque towns and villages that East Lothian has to offer. Country parks, golf courses and scenic countryside sit alongside historic towns and harbour villages to create an area that is popular with people from all walks of life.
With its scenic coastline, beaches, countryside and numerous historical towns and villages, it's easy to see why East Lothian is popular with those who crave a relaxed pace of life but still want to be within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre. The area is home to a diverse population and this is reflected in the wide range of different property types open to those looking to find a new home in East Lothian.
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has opened two new developments, one at Cameron Gardens, Bilston and the another at Almond Park, Musselburgh, offering a wide choice of new family home types across the region.
Just minutes by car from Edinburgh city centre, East Lothian feels like it could be a million miles away. Market towns, coastal villages, scenic countryside and some of the best golf courses in the country all combine to give the area a rural feel, despite its proximity to the city. House-hunters looking to find a new home in the east of Scotland will be hard pushed to find something they don't like about East Lothian. A wide range of high street stores as well as independent shops and boutiques are offered as well as a host of charming pubs and restaurants.
Bett Homes wants to develop 100 new homes in East Lothian, and a planning application has already been submitted by Gladedale Estates Ltd, on behalf of the housebuilder, to East Lothian Council.