Published: 14th Aug 2020

Nearly £2.5m has been transferred from Plymouth City Council to Plymouth Community Homes to fund the infrastructure for a pioneering regeneration project. The money, which is made up of £2.3m in central government funding and a further £250,000 from the council, will go towards providing the facilities needed to build the fourth and final phase of the North Prospect regeneration project. Over the course of the project, old and decaying housing stock, often in a condition beyond economic repair, are being replaced with brand new, energy efficient homes for social/affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sale. It has already seen more than 650 new homes completed alongside the Beacon, a new community hub housing shops, a new library, a Children’s Centre and 39 flats for older residents. In addition, the park at Cookworthy Green has been enlarged and improved and now provides a quality and well managed green space, which … (To read the full article, subscribe below)