housing

Call for sites: Land needed for new developments in East Devon

Do you own land that could be used to build housing or developments?

East Devon District Council (EDDC) is looking to make a list of potential sites that could be drawn upon to help develop its new local plan - which will help shape what and where developments will go for the next 15 years and more.

The authority is now looking to identify suitable building sites for new...

290 new affordable homes for local people in Devon

Local housing association Aster Group is set to build 290 new affordable homes in Devon after securing nine new development deals, representing one of its biggest ever single investments in the county.

The new affordable homes for local people will be built in locations including:

  • 102 in Cranbrook, Exeter
  • 61 in Matford, Exeter
  • 22 in Swan Park,
  • ...

Derelict land to be transformed to deliver new homes

Regeneration projects in Devon and Torbay have been awarded more than £8.4 million of Government funding.

The Devon and Torbay One Public Estate Partnership has announced that it has received £7,056,470 of Brownfield Land Release Funding (BLRF), and £1,360,474 of Self and Custom Build Grant funding to help drive economic recovery.

Councils are supported through the One...

The development site for 59 new homes at Chivenor Cross, for which permission was granted on appeal

Dismay after housing application in North Devon refused by the Council is allowed on appeal

Devon CPRE has voiced its utter dismay that a planning application for 59 new houses near Braunton, which North Devon District Council refused earlier this year, has now been allowed on appeal.

In February, the Devon branch of the countryside charity was pleased that North Devon’s planning committee had emphatically refused permission for more new homes at Chivenor Cross. Councillors...

Lord Mayor and Council leader visit new homes aimed at tackling Devon’s housing crisis

The CEO of the UK’s largest housebuilder welcomed Exeter leaders to one of its newest developments to demonstrate how they are helping to reduce the acute shortage of homes across Devon.

The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Trish Oliver, and Exeter City Council leader Philip Bialyk were given a tour of Victoria Heights , Alphington, by Barratt Developments chief executive David Thomas...

Revealed: The UK’s greenest property hotspots

Plymouth has been crowned the best city for escaping into nature

The Body Shop has uncovered the best places in Great Britain to trade in the hustle and bustle of London life for. To find out which cities are the best for those wanting to take the leap, The Body Shop launched the study using five key factors: urban greenspace per person, air quality, noise pollution, and the number of forests...

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...

LiveWest

Work begins on new homes in South Brent

Work has started to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent.

Leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, have joined forces once again with the South West’s largest housing provider, LiveWest to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which will be delivered as affordable housing.

The new development will deliver 25 homes for...

South West sees growing number of house hunters

Hayne Farm by Sovereign, a Shared Ownership development in Honiton. Priced from £56,000 for a 40%v share. Available on Share to Buy.The South West of England has seen higher numbers of hopeful first time buyers searching for a property in 2020, according to new figures from property portal Share to Buy. Despite a period of economic uncertainty, Share to Buy have recorded a 54% increase in the...

show homes at redrows the copse dawlish

Final homes remaining at Redrow’s The Copse development in Dawlish

Prospective homeowners need to act fast as there are just three homes remaining at Redrow’s development The Copse, positioned on the Dawlish Coast in Devon.

Just a short distance from stunning Blue Flag beaches and coastal scenery, the last remaining homes at The Copse offer spacious living with easy access to Exeter.

The final three plots include The Shaftesbury and The Marlow...

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