Green light given to much-needed affordable homes in Leamington - The Leamington Observer
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15th Aug, 2022

Green light given to much-needed affordable homes in Leamington

A BROWN-field development of fifteen new homes in Leamington has been given the green light by Warwick District Council, including some much needed affordable homes.

This will be the final phase of the regeneration of the old Sydenham Industrial Estate, following Deeley Homes’ £29 million conversion of the former Soans’ motor dealership site into an initial 147 homes in 2018.

The 11,901 sq ft development, which will be accessed by Ramsey Road, will be a mix of one bedroom and two bedroom for social rent and shared ownership with two and three bedroom market sale homes.

Forty per cent of the properties at the site will be affordable homes, with work set to begin in late summer and completion expected to be in early 2023.

The developers will be making contributions to improve sustainable travel measures, local green spaces and sports centre improvements in the local area.

Eleanor Deeley, Joint Managing Director of Deeley Group, said: “With the lack of supply a real concern for prospective homeowners across the country, we’re delighted to bring another round of homes to the market, including six affordable properties.

“With people’s finances stretched to the limit due to a combination of factors, affordable housing is incredibly important – for first-time buyers, small families and those looking to downsize alike. As such, we’re pleased to once again be bringing new homes to Leamington.

“It was important to us to reaffirm the commitment we first made to the local area in 2018 as part of our regeneration of the old Sydenham Industrial Estate, and we will be making improvements to key local infrastructure once again, as the fifteen new homes are brought to fruition.”

She added: “This sought-after location has excellent travel links to nearby towns and cities, as well as a range of desirable amenities and schooling options. We’re really looking forward to getting the build started and then showcasing the homes to interested parties upon completion.”

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