£55m development gets underway in Yorkshire

The scheme is to bring 270 homes, set for completion in 2022.

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Yorkshire Housing has today (11th April) announced the beginning of construction of 270 homes in North Yorkshire.

With planning approval granted last year, the £55m development is set to include properties ranging from one to five bedrooms on the 25-acre site, which will be called Hodgon’s Gate.

Yorkshire Housing is said to have worked with Sheffield architects MHA and contractor Countryside Properties on the scheme, with the development set for completion by April 2022.

On completion, the scheme is said to include 95 properties for sale, 23 for private rent, 58 for affordable rent, 32 for Rent To Buy and 62 for shared ownership.

Andy Gamble, director of development at Yorkshire Housing, said: “We’re delighted that our hard work will provide an opportunity for hundreds of people to move into high quality new homes.

“Our progress means we can deliver more much needed homes to the region as we continue working towards our strategic priority of delivering 3,120 homes by 2021 and a further 3,000 new homes by 2025-26.”

Chris Penn, operations director at Countryside Properties PLC (Yorkshire), added: “Countryside Properties (Yorkshire) is delighted to be working in partnership with Yorkshire Housing, Homes England, Selby District Council and partner organisations to deliver an exemplar development of 270 new homes, ranging from one to five bedrooms during the next three years, providing housing for sale and mixed tenure affordable housing.”

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