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Platform announces contractor for Bishops Cleeve site

The development will comprise of 38 one and two bedroom homes and 75 three and four bedroom homes .
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Platform Housing, the midland’s largest social landlord, has announced that they will partner will Lovell Partnerships on its site to bring affordable housing to Bishop’s Cleeve near Cheltenham.

The site on the former Nortenham Allotments will provide 113 homes that will be available from the summer of 2025.

The development will comprise of 38 one and two bedroom homes and 75 three and four bedroom homes all of which will be available through either affordable rent or shared ownership. The site is Platform’s third in the area in two years, following their 270 home-development at Perrybrook near Gloucester and their 40 home site in Newent.

Executive Director of Growth and Development for Platform Gerraint Oakley commented: “It’s very pleasing to see this deal has been completed and that we can begin work on delivering this important development. We look forward to working with the team at Lovell and to bringing much needed affordable housing to the area. I’d like to thank our partners at the local authority for their help in bringing this project forward.’

Stuart Penn, regional managing director at Lovell Partnerships, said: “Accelerating affordable housing is a key part of what we do and is crucial in solving the current housing crisis across the UK. Through strong partnerships with local authorities and social housing providers, such as the one that we have with Platform Housing, we’re able to support growing demand for homes in an area where people want to live.

We’re eager to get started on site to deliver high-quality, efficient homes for people in Bishops Cleeve and to create a lasting legacy through the development.”

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