Published: 7th May 2019

Cornwall Council has bought a plot of land in Launceston to build around 150 homes. The land has been bought as part of the Council’s Housing Development Programme (HDP) which will see the local authority investing up to £200m in providing new homes on sites across Cornwall in coming years. The site at Link Road in Launceston already has planning permission for up to 275 homes, a pub, restaurant and supermarket. According to the council, it intends to build around 150 homes through its Housing Development Programme with the intention of starting on site next year. Cornwall Council will deliver a mix of property sizes, types and tenures to meet local needs. Some will be for private rent, providing quality, choice and greater security for those in the private rented sector with five-year tenancies as standard, while some will be sold at market prices and others will be for affordable rent or shared ownership. The … (To read the full article, subscribe below)