Building new homes

We are committed to building 650 homes a year – 550 at social and affordable rents and 100 to help people onto the housing ladder.

Here are some of the developments we’re working on at the moment.

In 2018-19 we completed 400 homes and started 600 more.

Tudor Grange, Coventry

Where: Gerard Avenue and Queen Margaret’s Road, Westwood Heath

Number of homes: 72

Breakdown of homes: 51 affordable rent, 21 outright sale through Signature New Homes

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between June and December 2019

Contractor: Lovell Homes

Architect: Oakley Architects

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: A mix of two, three and four-bedroom homes, this scheme has been developed as part of our innovative joint venture with Coventry City Council.

Little Moor Hill, Sandwell

Where: Little Moor Hill, Smethwick

Number of homes: 22

Breakdown of homes: 11 affordable rent, 11 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between January 2021 and July 2021

Contractor: TC Homes

Architect: TC Homes Contracting Ltd

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: A mix of two and three bedroom homes which will help some people rent and others get a foot on the housing ladder via shared ownership.

Old Warwick Road, Lapworth

Where: Old Warwick Road, Lapworth

Number of homes: 15

Breakdown of homes: 13 affordable rent, two shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between October 2019 and June 2020

Contractor: AC Lloyd Homes Ltd

Architect: Robothams Architects

Employer’s agent: Walker Cotter Ltd

About this development: A mixture of flats, houses and a bungalow.

Pictures coming soon.

Tidbury Green, Solihull

Where: Tidbury Green, Solihull

Number of homes: 80 homes

Breakdown of homes: 52 affordable rent, 28 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between November and December 2021

Contractor: Miller Homes Ltd

Architect: Miller Homes Ltd

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: A mixture of flats, maisonettes and houses.

Pictures coming soon.

Foldgate Lane, Ludlow

Where: Foldgate Lane, Ludlow

Number of homes: 34 homes

Breakdown of homes: 24 rented, ten shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between September 2020 and April 2021

Contractor: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Architect: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Employer’s agent: Walker Cotter Ltd

About this development: A mix of two and three-bedroom houses.

Pictures coming soon.

Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

Where: Tenbury Road, Cleobury Mortimer

Number of homes: 22

Breakdown of homes: 12 affordable rent, ten shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers between June 2020 to October 2020

Contractor: Jessup Brothers Ltd

Architect: S.P. Faizey Chartered Architects

Employer’s agent: Waldeck Associates Ltd

About this development: A mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom houses.

Pictures coming soon.

Blythe Valley Business Park

Where: Solihull

Number of homes: 38

Breakdown of homes: 12 social rent and 26 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers in November 2020

Contractor: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Architect: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Employer’s agent: Arcadis

About this development: A mix of one and two bedroom apartments and three bedroom houses

 

Pictures coming soon.

Kingstone Phase 2

Where: Herefordshire

Number of homes: 30

Breakdown of homes: 9 social rent and 21 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers in December 2021

Contractor: Lagan Homes (G.B.) Ltd

Architect: Armstrong Burton Architects

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: A mix of two bedroom and three bedroom homes

Pictures coming soon.

Lower Howsell Road

Where: Malvern

Number of homes: 44

Breakdown of homes: 35 social rent and 9 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers in September 2020

Contractor: Bellway South Midlands

Architect: McBains Ltd

Employer’s agent: Kartar Consulting

About this development: A mix of one bed maisonettes and two, three and four bedroom homes.

Pictures coming soon.

Radio Mast Site

Where: Rugby

Number of homes: 50

Breakdown of homes: 26 affordable rent and 24 shared ownership

Estimated completion: Phased handovers in October 2020

Contractor: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Architect: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Employer’s agent: Arcadis

About this development: A mix of one and two bedroom apartments and two, three and four bedroom homes.

Pictures coming soon.

 

 

Developments we recently completed

Here are some of the housing schemes we recently completed.

Piloting modular: Littlethorpe, Coventry

Where: Littlethorpe, Willenhall

Number of homes: Two

Breakdown of homes: Two affordable rent

Completed: Homes handed over in July 2019

Contractor: Totally Modular Ltd

Architect: Totally Modular Ltd

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: Our first ever pilot of modular homes – the homes were built in a factory and lifted onto the site, which was previously a demolished Scout hut. The development received widespread coverage on Midlands Today, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and Coventry Live.

Spirit Quarters phase four, Coventry

Where: Wood End and Henley Green

Number of homes: 68

Breakdown of homes: All affordable rents

Completed: Last homes handed over December 2018

Contractor: Keepmoat Homes

Architect: Keepmoat Homes

Employer’s agent: Walker Cotter Ltd

About this development: This phase of our Spirit Quarters regeneration has seen a mixture of apartments and homes built in Wood End and Henley Green. More than 3,300 homes have now been built as part of the Spirit Quarters regeneration.

 

Read more about Spirit Quarters

North Arran Way, Solihull

Where: North Arran Way, Solihull

Number of homes: 21

Breakdown of homes: All affordable rents

Completed: Last homes handed over June 2019

Contractor: Bellway

Architect: CHBC Architects

Employer’s agent: The Derek Evans Partnership

About this development: Part of a 15-year regeneration project in North Solihull, this development has seen 21 new affordable homes replace an unsightly shopping precinct. The homes are a mix of apartments and houses.

 

Read more about our North Solihull regeneration

Bransford Road, Worcester

Where: Bransford Road, Rushwick

Number of homes: Six

Breakdown of homes: All social rented

Completed: June 2019

Contractor: Kendrick Homes

Architect: Kendrick Homes

Employer’s agent: WP Housing

About this development: This former greenfield site has been transformed into a mixture of two and three-bedroom homes and maisonettes, all offered at social rent.

Bartestree Grange

Where: Bartestree, Hereford

Number of homes: 11

Breakdown of homes: Affordable rent and shared ownership

Completed: August 2019

Contractor: Crest Nicholson Midlands

Architect: Pegasus Design Group

Employer’s agent: Arcadis

About this development: This former greenfield site has been transformed into a mixture of two bedroom and three bedroom houses. Four of these are offered as affordable rent and seven are shared ownership.

Drakes Broughton

Where: Pershore, Worcester

Number of homes: 13

Breakdown of homes: Affordable rent and shared ownership

Completed: December 2019

Contractor: Elan Homes

Architect: Elan Homes

Employer’s agent: Walker Cotter Ltd

About this development: This former greenfield site has been transformed into a mixture of one, two and three bedroom houses. 10 of these are affordable rent and three are shared ownership.

Middle Ride

Where: Willenhall, Coventry

Number of homes: 23

Breakdown of homes: All affordable rent

Completed: September 2019

Contractor: Persimmon Homes Central Ltd

Architect: Persimmon Homes Central Ltd

Employer’s agent: RPS Designs

About this development: This former greenfield site has been transformed into two and three bedroom homes to provide further affordable rent homes for the area.

Pictures coming soon.

Olympia Stadium

Where: Hall Green, Birmingham

Number of homes: 9

Breakdown of homes: Shared ownership

Completed: December 2019

Contractor: Galliford Try Partnerships Ltd

Architect: BM3

Employer’s agent: Baily Garner

About this development: This former dog track has been transformed with two and three bedroom houses.

 

 

 

Our modular housing pilot

In 2019 we piloted our first modular build homes in Willenhall, Coventry.

Working closely with our developer, Totally Modular, the homes were delivered to the highest specification.

We are now exploring how we roll this pioneering building technique out across other sites.

Watch the homes take shape in this video.