A scheme to build 600 new homes in Greater Manchester is set to go ahead.
Galliford Try Partnerships and Trafford Housing Trust have been given permission to develop 600 new homes in Partington.
Trafford Council Planning Committee unanimously approved the application for the new homes at Heath Farm Lane in Partington on the brownfield site of a former National Grid storage facility.
The first two phases of development will see 148 homes built under the Linden Homes and Laurus Homes brands, half of which will be delivered for much needed affordable housing.
The development has been designed to deliver a range of properties and will incorporate units ranging from two to four-bedroom dwellings including apartments and family homes.
Of the 600 homes to be built on the site, at least 100 will be delivered for affordable housing.
The plans will also see the creation of public open space, providing future residents and locals quality amenity and recreational space.
Footpaths will be created across the scheme allowing access through a previously closed off area.
Galliford Try Partnerships and Trafford Housing Trust will help fund improvements to local sports and recreation facilities.
Brendan Blythe, Galliford Try Partnerships managing director, said: “We are delighted that the Heath Farm Lane scheme has secured planning consent.
“We have worked incredibly hard with the local community to bring forward a new neighbourhood which will transform a disused brownfield site and create new homes to enhance the community of Partington.”
Graeme Scott, Trafford Housing Trust’s Development Director, said: “As one of the largest housing providers in the North West we are passionate about helping our customers to find a home that’s right for them.
“The Heath Farm Lane development will deliver 100 affordable homes and a mix of house types very much needed in the Partington area.”
Work is expected to start on the development later this year.
By Michael Ribbeck
Source: The Business Desk