‘We want our people to feel ownership of the cultural offer of Greater Manchester.’
‘This is the largest and most significant project Brentwood Borough Council has ever undertaken.’
The Grade II Listed building was derelict until 2012 when community-based childcare charity Lister Steps were selected to take on the building and develop their service.
The homes will form the first phase of the Icknield Port Loop scheme, a half mile canal loop within walking distance of the City Centre on a large brownfield site.
HS2 claims that the investment in waste heat recycling system would pay for itself after just 4 years and compared to gas boilers being used in the homes, recycling heat could reduce the carbon footprint of 500 houses by more than a fifth (22%).
The £27.5m Central Street development, proposed by the build-to-rent developer Placefirst, forms part of the council’s £1.2bn town centre masterplan.