Partners gather as 200 new homes get underway at new Uffington Road development

Partners gather as 200 new homes get underway at new Uffington Road development

Leading regeneration specialists, Vistry Partnerships East Midlands and Cross Keys Homes (CKH) have come together with South Kesteven District Council, to celebrate the start of development works on the former Mirlees Blackstone site. The development will regenerate a significant site which has been disused for many years.

The development, named “Stamford Gardens”, will consist of 73 homes for open market sale, using the Vistry Partnerships housing arm Linden Homes, 60 affordable rented and 67 shared ownership homes through CKH. The site promises to be a significant development for Stamford.

Andy Reynolds, Vistry Partnerships Managing Director for the East Midlands, said: “This is a large mixed tenure development opportunity for us in Stamford and we are thrilled to be able to partner with CKH to bring sustainable new homes to the area.

“We look forward to working with South Kesteven District Council to bring high-quality homes to Stamford and are delighted to finally be underway on site.”

CKH Chief Executive, Claire Higgins, added: “We are very pleased to be working with Vistry Partnerships to develop this land and provide the much-needed affordable homes for local people under this agreement.

“CKH has a limited stock within Stamford, and this new development will add significantly to our presence within the district, which in turn supports our long-term strategic development plans to provide much-needed affordable housing provision across the region.”

Vistry Partnerships’ Managing Director for East Midlands, Andy Reynolds was joined on site by his East Midlands team, Land & Development Director, Greg Wood, Operations Director, Ryan Woolley, Business Development Manager, Paul Hanley, Operations Manager, Richard Plowman, and Site Manager, Darren Leather. Together with CKH’s Director of New Business Development, Gary Norman, New Business Development Manager, Claire Moloney, Clerk of Works Manager, Jason Vernalls and Quantity Surveyor, Sulemaan Altaf alongside South Kesteven Cabinet portfolio holder for Planning and Planning Policy, Councillor Nick Robins.

South Kesteven Cabinet portfolio holder for Planning and Planning Policy, Councillor Nick Robins said of the visit: “SKDC welcomes the delivery of affordable housing in our district, increasing housing options for residents whilst supporting our Corporate ambitions.
“Our planning policies aim to provide quality housing that meets the needs of all residents and with the allocation of these new homes we look forward to supporting those in housing need”

The development is expected to complete by September 2025 with the first new home completions on site ready for residents to move into from Spring 2023.

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