Monday, 11 January 2010
Two major awards for new affordable homes in Ashton-under-Lyne
A scheme built by housing regeneration specialist Lovell in Ashton-under-Lyne, for The Regenda Group, has received two major awards.
The development, in the West End area of Ashton, Tameside, Greater Manchester, was a winner in the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) awards for its transformation of four brownfield sites with 43 new affordable homes.
The Regenda Group was presented the opportunity by Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council to develop and regenerate the derelict brownfield land with the new housing project for local families.
The scheme, designed by architects Denovo Design, took first place at the NHIC awards in the category for most outstanding development using recycled urban land or buildings. Housing Minister John Healey presented the award at a ceremony in Whitehall.
Read the full article at 24Dash.com