Published: 29th Jul 2020

A new partnership has been formed in Hampshire to develop a new garden community at Manydown in Basingstoke. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council have entered into a long-term partnership with the UK’s leading master developer Urban&Civic and global charitable foundation the Wellcome Trust. The move comes just weeks after the decision to grant outline planning permission for the development of up to 3,520 new homes, a 250-acre country park, two primary schools with land reserved for a potential new secondary school, two local centres, businesses, shops and community facilities, as a sustainable garden community. The outline application was submitted by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council as landowners, following the purchase of a long lease on the Manydown land in 1996. Providing a variety of homes to suit different needs and life stages, with 40% affordable housing, the development will play a vital … (To read the full article, subscribe below)