Work starts on 81 New Homes in Overdale, Telford

by Andy Evans, in Contracting , Development News , New Homes , News

This week we’ve started work on our latest project, building 81 new homes under contract for Green Square Accord Housing Association. This is a very technically challenging site that has been in planning for many years, largely due to the site being a backfilled former opencast coalmine. We’ve spent nearly 2 years working on it…

Last new homes handed over at St Peters View, Hixon

by Andy Evans, in Contracting , Development News , New Homes , News

Today we handed over the last two new homes at St Peters View in Hixon, Staffordshire to Midland Heart. This development has provided 30 new affordable homes, with 24 having been let on an affordable rent basis and 6 have been sold via shared ownership. It’s been an interesting and challenging project due to the…

First new homes handed over at St Peters View, Hixon

by Andy Evans, in Contracting , Development News , New Homes , News

Today we handed over the first 12 new homes at St Peters View in Hixon, Staffordshire to Midland Heart. We’re really pleased with how the development looks, with a careful choice of brick, roof tiles and small architectural details that compliment the rural / village location. These new homes really are in a lovely position…

Planning Permission Granted – Overdale, Telford

by Andy Evans, in Development News , New Homes , News

A great way to end the week! After nearly 12 months of hard slog during the Coronavirus Pandemic, much of which was spent waiting for Highways England’s input, our reserved matters planning application for this development of 81 affordable homes in Telford has just been granted. Now the hard work begins to iron out the…

Wishing You a Wonderful Christmas and asking for your help in 2021

by Andy Evans, in Land Wanted , News

We hope you’re enjoying the festive period, taking a break and spending time with your loved ones, whether that be in person, by zoom, facetime, whatsApp or however we manage to see each other this year!! There is no doubt that 2020 has been a very unusual year with challenges we could never have even…

Mark Horsley joins Wonderful Homes as Head of Land and Planning

by Andy Evans, in Land Wanted , News

We’re delighted to announce that today Mark Horsley has joined us as Head of Land & Planning to lead our land prospecting and planning activities. Mark’s key objective is to build a rolling pipeline of development sites for the business to deliver. Mark is a chartered Architect with over two decades of experience in residential…

New Development – Overdale, Telford

by Andy Evans, in Contracting , Development News , New Homes , News

We’re delighted and excited to announce that today we’ve exchanged contracts on this £12.2m, 81 affordable homes, development that we will be delivering for Accord Housing Association. It’s particularly exciting as this will be our first venture into Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), using timber frames supplied by LoCal Homes. We’re planning to start construction…

Work starts at Hixon, Staffordshire

by Andy Evans, in Development News , Land Wanted , New Homes , News

This week we’ve started work on our new site in the village of Hixon, Staffordshire. The first job is a fairly extensive earth moving exercise to achieve the required plot ground floor levels and to form the base for the new road, footpaths and drives. The development will deliver 30 new affordable homes, including 6…

New Site Acquired, Hixon, Staffordshire

by Andy Evans, in Development News , Land Wanted , New Homes , News

We’re delighted to announce that today, after a long and challenging planning and approvals process, we’ve completed on the purchase of this new site in the village of Hixon, Staffordshire. We can now start the real work of building new homes! The development will deliver 30 new affordable homes, including 6 bungalows, for one of…

Surveying drains in preparation for construction to start in Hixon

by Andy Evans, in Development News , News

Today we’re on site with drainage specialists, Lanes Group Plc, in Hixon, Staffordshire, in what is currently a farmers field, where we will soon start the construction of 30 new homes for one of the Midlands leading Housing Associations.  This is a classic example of a site that on the surface looks very straight forward…