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Shared equity properties welcome residents

Work is nearly completion for the first phase of shared equity properties in Brandon for Places for People / Cotman HA.

Chaplin Farrant were commissioned to design 64 affordable homes on a brownfield site via a mix of dwellings from 1 bed bungalows to 4 bed houses which are available to rent or via a shared equity scheme.

Once occupied by a timber yard, this brownfield site had laid vacant for 10 years and despite having residential planning permission, the site had not been re-developed. Chaplin Farrant obtained a revised planning permission in July 2015.

The scheme provides a clean and contemporary appearance with materials and details informed by the local vernacular. Prominent gables are treated with a raking brick detail which is inspired by a similar detail on Brandon railway station nearby the site.

 

 

 

 

Story added: 02 Aug 2017 / Read more news »