Carter Jonas, acting on behalf of a private landowner client, has completed the sale of a residential development site at King’s Lynn to Barratt Homes.

The 38.2 hectares site, known as Knight’s Hill, will feature both the Barratt and David Wilson Homes brands in eight distinct character areas and will provide 574 homes, of which 108 will be affordable.

More than 30 per cent of the land will be retained as public open space, which will include woodland, allotments, play areas, a football pitch and wildflower meadows, while a further 10 per cent will be retained as ecological mitigation zones. There will be new cycle and pedestrian routes throughout.

Toby Lambert, head of residential development (East) and partner in Carter Jonas’ Cambridge office, said: “We are extremely pleased to have completed the sale of this site to enable the new community to go ahead.

“It is a scheme with which Carter Jonas has been closely involved – gaining the original allocation in the Site Allocations and Development Plan in 2015, achieving outline consent at Inquiry in July 2020, and full planning consent in November 2023 – and now culminating in this successful sale.

“We look forward to seeing Knight’s Hill emerge as an attractive, sustainable community, one which will go some way to addressing the housing shortage in this part of west Norfolk.”

A spokesperson for Barratt and David Wilson Homes Cambridgeshire, said: “We would like to thank Carter Jonas for it’s support in the planning of the Knight’s Hill development. We’re very much looking forward to delivering a range of homes to the area, as well as supporting the local economy.”

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