We now know where the 14 new ‘Garden Villages’ – new towns to help solve the housing crisis – will be. Their locations range from Cumbria to Cornwall.
Government ministers have backed plans for a brand new wave of ‘garden villages’ with between 1,500 and 10,000 new homes, in an effort to confront the growing lack of good housing stock.
Here’s where they are:
Long Marston (Stratford-on-Avon)
Oxfordshire Cotswold (west Oxfordshire)
Deenethorpe (east Northamptonshire)
West Carclaze (Cornwall)
Dunton Hills (Essex)
Spitalgate Heath (Lincolnshire)
Longcross (Runnymede and Surrey Heath)
Infinity Garden Village (south Derbyshire)
St Cuthberts (near Carlisle)
North Cheshire (Cheshire)
Each village will include green spaces, good links to public transport and a wide mix of house prices, including affordable homes. Continue reading