A deal has been signed for 23 new council homes in Cambridgeshire.

South Cambridgeshire District Council has agreed a deal with Redrow Homes which will mean one, two and three-bedroom properties are allocated for council tenants across two schemes – All Saints Gardens in Barrington (13 homes) and Cottenham Grove in Cottenham (10 homes).

A breakdown of the properties reveals at Barrington there will be:

  • 2 x 2 bed shared ownership houses
  • 4 x 1 bed masionettes for affordable rent
  • 7 x 2 bed terraced houses for affordable rent.

The Cottenham homes consist of:

  • 2 x 3 bed shared ownership houses
  • 2 x 2 bed shared ownership houses
  • 2 x 1 bed masionette affordable rent
  • 4 x 2 bed terraced houses affordable rent ‌

Cllr John Batchelor, lead cabinet member for housing at South Cambridgeshire District Council, said: “We are thrilled to announce the signing of contracts for our latest housing project, delivering brand new Council homes for the community.

“With a strong commitment to addressing housing needs, we take pride in providing good quality, affordable options for our residents. These new homes reflect our dedication to fostering a thriving and inclusive local environment, ensuring that everyone has access to quality housing.

“Together, we’re building a stronger, more connected community for the future.”

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