Published: 15th Aug 2019

Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge. Middlesbrough Council has announced plans to redevelop Middlesbrough town centre with new ‘large-scale’ social housing. The council will enter a partnership with two housing groups, Thirteen and North Star, to develop new homes on sites it owns throughout the town. It is expected that the first developments will be built in Gresham and Middlehaven, two areas of Middlesbrough with high numbers of derelict buildings. The projects have been described as ‘transformative’ for Middlesbrough, while Middlesbrough’s mayor Andy Preston hailed the announcement as a ‘new era’ for town centre living. Preston said: ‘We’ve got two brilliant partners on board in Thirteen and North Star who really share our ambitions for high-quality housing and a town centre that is safe and vibrant. ‘Middlesbrough people desperately want to see something happen with Gresham and I can promise them we are going to be getting on with … (To read the full article, subscribe below)