Published: 17th Aug 2020

Fifty-nine new council homes have been handed over to residents across five sites in the Gipton and Osmondthorpe areas of Leeds. The Nevilles Scheme has provided 32 new homes across three sites in Osmondthorpe, and 27 more new homes have been delivered on two sites in Gipton, at The Beeches. The developments include two and three bedroom family homes, bungalows and fully adapted properties to meet households with specialist needs. All new council homes are delivered to the ‘Leeds Standard’, ensuring homes are designed to meet both tenants’ current and future needs. Homes are also built to support the wellbeing of tenants through good use of space and energy efficient designs which reduce running costs contributing to reducing fuel poverty. ‘I am delighted, despite the current situation, to see more new council homes being built and to meet some of the new residents,’ said deputy council leader, Cllr Debra Couper. … (To read the full article, subscribe below)