Launch of 11 affordable homes

THE official launch of a development of 11 affordable homes – on the site of the former Booth Hall Children’s Hospital has taken place in Blackley, Manchester.

Plumlife, the affordable home ownership company and part of Great Places Housing Group, is trumpeting the new build homes at Taylor Wimpey’s Booth Hall development.

The first phase of the development will see 11 two and three-bedroom homes available for shared ownership, on an site totalling 260 properties, constructed by Taylor Wimpey Manchester.

Blackley and Broughton MP Graham Stringer carried out the launch. He said:  “These new shared ownership homes will offer local, working people, a chance to get a foot on the property ladder.”

Edy Cummings, HIF manager at Plumlife, said: “Booth Hall is a fantastic development, just three miles north of the city centre.

“It’s situated perfectly for local residents who commute to the city and want to live in the suburb they grew up in. All homes are modern and spacious and benefit from superb eco features, including high quality insulation and energy efficient boilers.”

Simon Pote, senior land manager at Taylor Wimpey, said: “Booth Hall has experienced an incredible amount of success since opening its doors in 2013, and we’re anticipating this popularity to continue grow following Plumlife’s launch.”

Great Places plans to build 210 new quality, affordable homes during 2016/17.

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