Vistry and Clarion launch £400m housing scheme

Grant Prior 4 years ago
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Vistry Group and Clarion Housing Group have formed a new joint venture to build 1,000 homes on a £400million development at Collingtree, near Northampton.

The mixed tenure development will comprise 700 homes for private sale alongside 300 affordable homes.

Vistry Group and Clarion will also make a significant investment in social infrastructure, providing a number of facilities to support the local community.

A total of £18m will be invested to support the building of a new primary school and a community centre. Construction at the site is expected to begin this month.

John Lougher, Strategic Land managing director at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – said: “We are delighted to announce the joint venture with Clarion Housing Group to deliver much-needed homes in the area and look forward to working closely with them. Local house hunters will benefit from a wide range of stunning homes within a popular, easy-to-reach location.

“The range of housing on offer – from one-bed apartments to five-bed houses – means the development will appeal to a wide range of people at different stages of their lives, creating a real sense of community.”

Richard Cook, Group Director of Development at Clarion, added: “This is our fourth joint venture with Vistry Group, as we continue to build a relationship with shared values and a common commitment to creating sustainable and mixed communities.”

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