Published: 8th Jan 2020

A new eco-friendly community land trust (CLT) in Bridport moved a step closer after Dorset Council agreed to enter into an £808,855 contract with Homes England. Bridport Cohousing CLT and Bournemouth Churches Housing Association (BCHA) will be developing the homes, that will be built by CG Fry with work to begin early next year. The extra funding will go towards building the 53 new affordable homes in Bridport, which will become one of the largest CLTs in the country. The homes on offer will be a mix of one-bedroom flats and two to four-bedroom houses and will available for a range of incomes. It is proposed the scheme will offer homes for social rent and shared ownership between 25% and 75% of the open market value. Due to be named ‘Hazlemead’, the development will be designed to promote a sense of community, providing a large green space for food growing … (To read the full article, subscribe below)