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Wates to build medium-rise homes in Wembley

Wates Residential has been appointed to develop greater than 300 houses for Brent Council.

The contractor will construct 304 houses on two separate websites, on a contract price £100m, based on building intelligence supplier Glenigan.

Nearly all of the houses shall be constructed on the location of a former faculty, in blocks ranging between 5 and 9 storeys. The previous Copland Faculty web site will see 152 houses created for personal sale, with one other 98 being inexpensive houses.

Throughout the street at Ujima Home, Wates will construct an additional 54 inexpensive houses.

Wates’ contract with Brent Council is the newest in numerous jobs it has scooped with the shopper. It’s at present engaged on 99 houses on Church Finish, whereas it not too long ago completed 149 houses at Knowles Home and Anansi Home.

Wates Residential regional managing director Nick Williams stated: “Our tenet is that everybody deserves a fantastic place to reside, and these trendy new houses shall be heat, comfy and protected to reside in.

“Not solely that however we shall be working with the local people to ship these mixed-tenure houses. This implies using the providers of native companies and other people alongside the best way to assist regenerate the realm and encourage a brand new neighborhood.”

Housing represents an rising a part of Wates’ focus, and in 2021 helped boost the firm’s profit above it’s pre-pandemic performance.

In January, the contractor scooped a £142m contract to build 334 new homes in east London.