Work starts on new Smallbridge homes

Date published: 12 April 2019

New affordable housing is on the way in the Great Howarth area of Smallbridge, as construction has now started on 39 new RBH homes.

The development comprises 39 new two, three, and four bedroomed affordable family homes. RBH have appointed leading regeneration specialists Galliford Try Partnerships to deliver these new homes, which have been designed by Manchester-based MHA Architects and are jointly funded by Homes England and RBH.

The homes will be available at affordable rents, or an affordable share for those who need help to be able to own their own home, through shared ownership and ‘rent to buy’.

Work started on site in March 2019 and the first residents are expected to move into the new homes in autumn 2020.

Gemma Wood, RBH Head of Development and Regeneration, said: “The feedback from local residents about these new homes has been extremely positive, and we’re really pleased to have the opportunity to deliver these new high-quality homes and provide new affordable options for local people.”

Brendan Blythe, Galliford Try Partnerships Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with RBH to deliver these important affordable houses which will provide much needed new homes for the area.”

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