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Stevenage Borough Council has an ambitious house building target, to deliver more social and affordable Council rented homes.

To date, 286 homes have been delivered through the development of mixed tenure schemes.

At present, the Council is on track to meet its target of 500 homes by 2025, having completed a number of schemes since the inception of a dedicated Housing Development team & Executive Sub Committee for Housing development in 2015.

Below is a summary of each site, that has now been completed . For more information about each site you can simply click on the scheme you wish to learn more about.

Addison House

Addison House

Addison House build information

Ward Shephall
Completion date April 2021
Number of homes 9 x one and two bed apartments
Summary of scheme This development provided nine apartments to be let by the Council for Social and Affordable rent. Built on Shephall Way, construction started on the centenary anniversary of the Addison Act, which enabled the first Council Homes to be built in 1919. The scheme has enhanced environmental credentials including triple glazing and heat recovery systems from the flue pipe and waste water.
View the Addison House project

Archer Road

Archer Road

Archer Road build information

Ward Pin Green
Completion Date July 2017
Number of Homes 30 made up of one, two and three bed apartments and houses
Summary of scheme This neighbourhood regeneration scheme enabled the construction of 30 homes for social rent, alongside new retail and community facilities.
View the Archer Road (King Pin Square) project

Blackwell Close

Blackwell Close

Blackwell Close build information

Ward Manor
Completion date November 2019
Number of homes 15 made up of one and two bed apartments and houses
Summary of scheme This scheme provided 15 new homes for Stevenage residents. The development offers spacious living areas with large gardens and Chells Park on the doorstep.
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Burwell Court

Burwell Court

Burwell Court build information

Ward Bandley Hill
Completion Date February 2020
Number of Homes 15 made up of one and two bed apartments
Summary of scheme This three storey scheme is on the site of the former 'March Hare' pub. The pub had sat empty and was a source of anti-social behaviour issues in the local area when we took possession and developed plans for the site. The properties are let by the Council for a social rent.
View the Burwell Court project

Ditchmore Lane

Ditchmore Lane

Ditchmore Lane build information

Ward Old Town
Completion Date October 2020
Number of Homes 10 made up of one and two bed apartments
Summary of scheme This scheme provided 10 homes for private sale, the proceeds of these sales go towards development of further affordable housing throughout the town. This project restored three existing Victorian and Georgian properties in a sympathetic way  which brought formerly derelict properties back into use.
View the Ditchmore Lane project

Twin Foxes

Twin Foxes

Twin Foxes build information

Ward Bedwell
Completion Date September 2018
Number of Homes 14 made up of one and two bed apartments
Summary of scheme Built on the site of the former Twin Foxes public house, this scheme provided 14 homes for Council tenants. The Twin Foxes had become a source of anti-social behaviour, and the new development helped to significantly improve local amenity.
View the Twin Foxes House project

Wedgewood Way

Wedgewood Way

Wedgewood Way build information

Ward St Nicholas
Completion Date November 2018
Number of Homes 6 three bed houses
Summary of scheme Built on the former DuPont site, Stevenage Borough Council was able to secure the purchase of six of the three bed houses developed as part of the wider scheme.
View the Wedgewood Way project

Vincent Gardens

Vincent Gardens

Vincent Gardens build information

Ward Symonds Green
Completion Date August 2017
Number of Homes 4 two bed houses
Summary of scheme Stevenage Borough Council was able to secure the purchase of four of the two bed houses developed as part of the wider scheme
View the Vincent Gardens project