Lanpro have assisted Hill in gaining approval from Ipswich Borough Council for eight modular homes to be built at the Foundation 200 site.

Foundation 200 is an initiative started by Hill in 2019 to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a business. The foundation made a pledge to build 200 ‘meanwhile homes’ over 5 years on small plots of land, which will be designed to assist homeless people move on in life within a safe and secure place.

The homes will all be modular, no higher than two storeys, with no more than eight homes on any one site.

They have been designed in collaboration with homelessness charities and various stakeholders and are expected to have a minimum life expectancy of 60 years. The modular structures are made offsite, and pay careful attention to details such as furniture, storage, and natural light.

The site of the homes is owned by Ipswich Borough Council and is the former Council Deport at Whitton Church Lane. Planning permission was granted on March 10.

Photo source: Lanpro

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