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.
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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|