Keepmoat Homes has been given the go-ahead from East Staffordshire Borough Council to deliver 125 new homes in Shobnall
The 8.6-acre piece of land, now owned by Keepmoat Homes, has been purchased from Homes England to create 125 new homes in Shobnall, comprising of two, three, and four-bedroom detached and semi-detached houses.
‘A new and sustainable community’
Charlotte Goode, regional managing director at Keepmoat Homes, said: “We’re delighted to have secured planning consent for this exciting new project.
“The development, which will be known as Malthouse Place, represents a £24m investment into the area and our aim is to transform the disused site into a new and sustainable community, bringing much-needed new homes to Burton.
“Using modern construction methods, the new homes will support first-time buyers with their first steps onto the property ladder, and with assistance from the government’s Help to Buy Scheme they will be able to achieve their dream of owning a new home which is within close proximity to the town centre and with great public transport connections.”
Tara Kennedy, senior development manager at Homes England, added: “Developing homes on brownfield land is at the heart of our mission and we’re pleased to be working with Keepmoat Homes to create a new neighbourhood in Burton upon Trent.
“We have a long and established relationship with the homebuilder and look forward to seeing construction commence at the development, which will bring about a range of high-quality homes that will meet the needs of the local people, from first-time buyers to those looking to upsize.”
Keepmoat Homes has pledged to support the local area and help generate opportunities in training and employment through the use of subcontractors and work placements, which will be delivered throughout the lifetime of the project.
Work is due to start on the new homes in Shobnall in Spring 2021 and the development will take around two years to complete.