If given the green light, the programme will bring the council’s total commitment to new council home building up to £130m.
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'It’s interesting to see how the homes come together as they are lifted on to site and installed with speed and precision.'
Homes England and Network Rail hope work can start on site in 2021.
'I am confident we will seize this moment to build back better, creating a stronger, fairer, greener economy and society.'
'The acquisition is part of the council’s corporate property strategy, which includes the replacement of older or leased-in property with modern office space.'
‘We need significant investment in local communities to protect those individuals and families most at risk of being left behind.'
‘Taking back the management of our housing stock will help us to ensure people live in safe, affordable and suitable accommodation.'
'It underlines the fact that, collectively, we need to take a new approach to tackling and ultimately overcoming the fundamental challenges we face in our economy here.'
He will take on this national role for three months alongside his responsibilities as chief executive of the council.
'It is really important that we don't forget to invest in the future of our city.'