Published: 19th Feb 2019

The UK’s largest fully modular council housing and apartment scheme could be built in Leeds, following a planning application submitted by Leeds City Council and United Living. If approved, the scheme in Holbeck, which is close to the city centre, will see 28 homes constructed in less than nine months, with the first residents moving in by early 2020. Manufacture of the new homes is planned to begin in late spring 2019 at an off-site facility in Brandesburton, East Yorkshire. The property mix will include 14 apartments across two blocks, alongside ten individual two-bedroom homes and four, three-bedroom homes. Premier Modular will produce each entire module off-site, adding brickwork cladding, roofing, and placing the finishing touches to the exterior frames before transportation to Leeds. Leeds City Council’s executive member for communities Councillor Debra Coupar said: ‘We are delighted that this flagship project has reached this critical stage and are looking … (To read the full article, subscribe below)