Partnership awarded almost £2million for regeneration projects

Around 160 affordable homes will be built on brownfield sites in parts of Devon and Torbay with the help of a near £2 million funding award.

The Devon & Torbay One Public Estate partnership has successfully bid for £1.99 million from the Brownfield Land Release Fund 2 (BLRF2) delivered by HM Government’s One Public Estate (OPE) Programme.

It's a share of £60 million...

Vacant College site in Exmouth given new lease of life 

 The former Rolle College site in Exmouth, which has been vacant since it closed its doors in 2009, is being given a new lease of life by independent housebuilders, Acorn Property Group.

A bespoke new development of thirty-three new homes, which includes the refurbishment of the historic Grade II listed building Eldin House are set to be released for sale in September. 


Work on new homes in Sampford Peverell underway

THE foundations of new homes in Sampford Peverell will be laid imminently, the Edenstone Group has announced.

The homebuilder secured reserved matters planning approval to build 60 homes across a 10.53-acre parcel of land off Higher Town, west of Sampford Peverell last August.

Work to prepare the land for housing is now well underway.

Edenstone Group operations...

Eagerly anticipated new homes in Ilfracombe launching

A LONG awaited new homes development in Ilfracombe is predicted to boost the local housing market, according to a local agent.

Land off The Shields has been earmarked for housing for decades. Various attempts to bring the scheme to fruition stalled until Elan Homes stepped in last summer.

The first phase of new homes at Seascape will be released for sale from Webbers in...

Carden Group submits plans for first site

CARDEN Group has submitted plans for its first Garden Village development – 1,000+ homes and community facilities across 220 acres of land in Exeter.

The strategic land business – privately owned and managed by Steve Morgan CBE, founder and former chairman of Redrow; Will Heath, former Group development director at Redrow; and Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, landowner and former director at...

LiveWest set to build 218 rural homes in Devon over the next two years

A leading housing association is set to build 218 homes in rural areas across Devon over the next two years.

In a week when the housing sector celebrates Rural Housing Week – a yearly event organised by the National Housing Federation – LiveWest has demonstrated its commitment to rural housing by building 508 rural homes in the past two years.

LiveWest has invested close to...

Work begins on new homes and nature trail in Cullompton

Taylor Wimpey has started work on a community of new homes and green spaces in Cullompton.

Culm Valley Park , off Siskin Chase, will comprise of 105 homes, 30 of which will be provided for rent through the local authority. The development will include a new nature trail park, with around 40% of the total site set aside as green space for the residents of Cullompton to enjoy. The...

Hatherleigh regeneration continues with land acquired

WORK on phase two of a regeneration scheme in Hatherleigh is underway after Kingswood Homes acquired a second parcel of land in the Devon town.

Redevelopment of the former cattle market site has been ongoing since late 2019.

Now known as The Market Quarter , once complete the 4.95 hectare scheme will feature 100 homes, a community market and pavilion building, plus children’...

Ex-army site managers install Tommy figures in show home gardens across Devon ahead of VE Day

Barratt David Wilson Homes becomes first Tommy Club corporate patron donating £100,000

More than a dozen commemorative Tommy figures have been installed in Barratt David Wilson Homes show home gardens across Devon this week ahead of VE Day on Saturday 8th May.

The leading housebuilder is the first corporate patron of the new Tommy Club, a fundraising initiative launched by the Royal...

How much does an extension cost in 2021?

Average house extension prices are between £15,000 to £125,000 , but this varies depending on the type of extension you want to have.

Find out more about the cost of extensions in this guide from the National Association of Building Contractors .

How Much Does an Extension Cost?

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