Work begins on new Welwyn Garden City homes
PUBLISHED: 16:58 17 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:58 17 January 2020
Construction of more than 20 houses in Welwyn Garden City has started today.
Chalkdene Developments announced that it has started work on 21 houses in the Panshanger area.
The scheme will consist of two, three and four-bedroom homes, six of which will be affordable.
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The development is scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2021.
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Ben Harrop, general manager at Chalkdene Developments, said: "We're excited to have broken ground today and start construction on the first of our new residential developments, which marks a major milestone for our partnership.
"We're committed to building the development to the highest standards, which will see new contemporary, sustainable homes delivered in a prime location, ideal for family living."