Local housing provider Grand Union Housing Group is delighted to have been granted planning permission for 34 new homes at Bradwell Common, to help with their promise to tackle the housing crisis in Milton Keynes.
The site at Hampstead Gate, which was acquired from Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP), was first earmarked for development several years ago in the council’s Local Plan. The development will consist of 14 one-bedroom apartments, 12 two-bedroom houses and eight three-bedroom houses.
Dave Lakin, Director of Development & Commercial at Grand Union, said: “We are pleased to have this opportunity to deliver much needed housing in Milton Keynes. Over the last decade the city has seen a rise in homelessness, an increase in the use of temporary accommodation and higher than average housing costs, so affordable housing is very much needed.
“But we cannot solve the housing crisis on our own. Grand Union and other housing providers need to work in partnership with local authorities to urgently address this chronic shortage of housing.”
MKDP Chief Executive, Charles Macdonald, added: “This development will make a key contribution in providing the people of Milton Keynes with the homes they need. Importantly, the mixed nature of the scheme means it has the flexibility to accommodate those who live alone, young people, couples and families.”
Work will commence on the site in the summer with completion in the autumn of 2021.