Inland Homes has received a resolution to grant planning permission, subject to signing a Section 106 agreement, for the development of 700 new homes and 25,000 sqm metres of commercial space at Gardiners Park Village, Basildon.

The brownfield developer and housebuilder has submitted the application for the 54-acre site in conjunction with Homes England, which has a majority interest in the site, following a development agreement in April 2020, with the Section 106 targeted to be agreed by the end of the financial year, in turn releasing full planning permission.

The development is set to have around 220 of the 700 homes allocated as affordable housing, both as rentals and shared ownership. As well as commercial space, the development also plans to build a new school and the provision of sporting facilities both on and off-site.

Chief executive of Inland Homes, Stephen Wicks said “We are very pleased to have secured planning permission for the Gardiners Park Village site and to be working with Homes England to deliver much needed affordable homes.

Acquiring and taking brownfield sites through the planning system for development lies at the heart of what we do. Inland Homes have once again demonstrated its skill and tenacity in being able to deliver planning on these complex sites in order to create sustainable communities and homes for the future.”

Construction is expected to start in the autumn.

​Image source- Inland Homes

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