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United Living to deliver 200 homes in £33.5 million Carterton development

By Laurence Mcclenaghan
23 June 2022

A £33.5million development of 200 affordable homes has been announced for Milestone Road, Carterton, Oxfordshire.

Developer Platform Housing Group has awarded the construction contract to Kent firm United Living Group

The properties will be a mix of two, three and four bedroom units, houses and apartments. Provision has been made for shared ownership, rent to buy, affordable rent and social rent units.

The scheme will result in a £1.2 million payment to Oxfordshire County Council, and a further £0.6 million to West Oxfordshire District Council in the form of its statutory section 106 payment.

The partnership of United Living Group and Platform Housing already have a track record of delivery, having completed estates in Witney (West Oxfordshire), Crease Drove (Peterborough) and Boston (Lincolnshire).

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Caroline Lewis, Managing Director, United Living New Homes, commented: “We are delighted to work in partnership with Platform Housing Group to provide Carterton and the wider area with sustainably built, high quality affordable housing.

"The Company is proud to be investing into the community of Carterton through the provision of affordable housing and hopes that this project will allow local families to gain a footstep onto the housing ladder, further contributing to the redevelopment of the area.”

Gerraint Oakley, Executive Director of Growth and Development, Platform Housing Group, commented: “I look forward to working with our partners United Living on delivering what will be an outstanding development for the area.

"The size and location of the site is significant for us as we strive to provide more high quality yet affordable homes for our customers. At Platform Housing Group we pride ourselves on the work we do with people after the homes are complete and look forward to supporting the families and wider community around Carterton that will benefit from this project.”

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