Higgins to start £150m London housing PFI

Aaron Morby 14 years ago
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Lambeth Borough Council has given the green light to a £150m PFI-funded regeneration scheme in Brixton.

The Myatt’s Field North housing estate regeneration project involves extensive demolition work before 305 homes can be built around a new park and community facilities.

The application will now be referred to the Greater London Authority for approval. Construction is due to start in early 2011 and be phased over five years.

Regenter Myatt’s Field North Consortium is the prefered bidder and comprises Regenter, Higgins Construction, Equipe Regeneration, Pinnacle PSG and Scottish and Southern Energy.

Lambeth Council executive director of housing and regeneration Dorian Leatham said: “This is a unique and exciting project that has received lots of support from the people living on the estate and we have worked closely with residents over a number of years to develop plans to improve the area.

“This scheme will set the standard for sustainable community housing and will provide facilities that are good for current and future residents and good for the environment too.”

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