Teignbridge District Council is leading a regional rise in custom build plot allocations on new housing sites, progress which could show signs of sector groundswell.
London Community Land Trust has won a bid to deliver new affordable homes on two sites owned by Transport for London. Cable Street in Tower Hamlets and Christchurch Road in Lambeth will deliver almost 75 new homes to the city, all of which will be genuinely and permanently affordable.
City Hall has made a pioneering land purchase in order to deliver 400 affordable homes in Haringey. The acquisition of the St Ann’s Hospital site will see Major of London, Sadiq Khan, work closely with St Ann’s Redevelopment Trust (StART), a local community group, to deliver up to 800 new properties in Haringey, half of which will be genuinely affordable.
A pioneering habitable 3D printed house is to be built in The Netherlands. Eindhoven University of Technology, a research institution specialising in engineering science, is working in collaboration with construction company, Van Wijnen, to create plans for the property.
Custom Build Homes brings on Pickley Green custom site in Leigh, Lancashire. The site has been selected as the location of a new Custom Build housing scheme, subject to planning.
London CLT’s first solo housing scheme has gone into planning stages, following the submission of plans for 11 permanently affordable homes on in Lewisham.
Squirrel Wood, Basingstoke, is a large scale Custom Build site of 122 homes, being brought on by designyourhome.com, part of the Places for People group. Full planning permission has been achieved for all configurations, making for a fast build out process.
Outline planning has been granted for 15 serviced plots on the edge of Mulbarton in Norfolk, by South Norfolk Council. The development at Long Four Acres resides in the village of Mulbarton, on the border of Bracon Ash, just 25 minutes from central Norwich.
RUSS has been granted planning permission by Lewisham Council for its development of 33 affordable Custom Build homes in Ladywell, Lewisham, together with a new training facility, the Hub.
Unboxed Homes starts on site at Blenheim Grove