Published: 6th Mar 2020

Bristol City Council has agreed to use disused land to provide over 180 affordable modular homes.  Bonnington Walk, in Lockleaze, is a former allotment garden site but has been allocated for housing in Bristol’s Local Plan. The council and its partner, The Bristol Housing Festival, will use the land to deliver modular homes that can be delivered quickly to help address the housing shortage. Building modular homes involves building repeated sections in a factory, and then delivering them to the intended site. The factory environment means that modular homes can be of higher quality and built to last because the components are built with strict quality control. The council has been working in collaboration with Legal & General Modular Homes on the design of these homes, they are currently finalising plans for the submission of a full planning application. According to the council, 51% of the homes will be affordable … (To read the full article, subscribe below)