Affordable Housing

Grundisburgh Village, Suffolk

Essential Housing creates a New Village Entrance

Exception sites are sites next to a village 'envelope' which the Local Plan proposes could be used for affordable housing if a Local Needs Survey demonstrates a local need.

This exception site forms a new entrance to the north of the village of Grundisburgh in Suffolk and was built in 3 phases for English Villages Housing Association (now RHT Developments). The 24 houses and flats reflect the Suffolk vernacular and are for both rental and shared ownership.

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  • Photo of Grundisburgh Village

Employer:
English Village Housing Association
Project:
24 new build houses on rural exemption site
Capital Value:
£2.1m
Code Level:
3 Code for Sustainable Homes, Lifetime Homes and Secured by Design
Contractor:
Design & Build - Contractor Client Rose Builders
Consultants:
CEC Consulting Engineers - Structural Engineer, Potter Raper Partnership - Quantity Surveyor

The completed development was opened by HRH the Princess Royal, Patron of the Rural Housing Trust.