THE latest phase of a £100 million housing development in east Hull has got underway
A regeneration partnership has embarked on the latest phase of a £100 million housing development in east Hull.
Hull City Council and its partners, Compendium Living and Together Housing Group, are five years in to a 15-year regeneration of Ings, which will ultimately deliver over 700 new homes for open market sale, shared ownership and “affordable” rent.
In this latest phase, 108 new homes are going up in the Saltshouse Road and Battersea Close area.
The project has been supported with £4 million from the Government’s Local Growth Fund, secured by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and part of the Government’s commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.
This builds on £10 million Local Growth Fund already invested in Hull’s housing renewal scheme.
The project is also supported by Homes England, which has granted £495,000 funding for this latest phase.
Together Housing Group will offer 11 of the new homes in the latest phase for “affordable” rent with the remainder being for open market sale.
“We are proud to be involved in the transformation of this community,” said Dave Bullock, Compendium Living’s managing director. “The Ings developments are not only adding houses to the local community but also contributing in other ways, including providing local jobs and working with local schools and youth projects.”
Hilary Brady, head of development at Together Housing Group, added: “As part of our strategic partnership with Compendium Living and Hull City Council, we are committed to the regeneration of east Hull. Our shared vision is to transform Ings into an inclusive urban village which will benefit the whole community for generations to come.”
Councillor John Black, the city’s council’s portfolio holder for housing and regeneration, said: “We have a very well established housing-led regeneration programme incorporating a range of private builders, the community sector and housing associations. The redevelopment of Ings with Together Housing and Compendium Living is an excellent example of these partnerships, and how together we are transforming the city’s housing market and breathing new life into neighbourhoods.”