Published: 21st Mar 2019

Homes England will receive a £7.45m loan from the government’s Home Building Fund for the development of 77 homes, 40 of which will be modular, at Port Loop on the edge of Birmingham City Centre. 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. The wider scheme, which will see 1,150 homes built on the site, is being coordinated by Urban Splash and Places for People, whose joint venture is working in partnership with the original landowners, Birmingham City Council and Canal & Rivers Trust. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said: ‘This Government is committed to making the dream of homeownership a reality for a new generation as we power through to delivering 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s. ‘Birmingham’s Port Loop is a great example of how our £4.5 … (To read the full article, subscribe below)