Yuill Homes set to build new homes in East Cowton

Published:  13 April, 2011

HAMBLETON: Yuill Homes has been granted planning permission to build 45 new homes in East Cowton, with work aiming to start later this year.

The Bungalow Farm development will see the creation of 45 two, three and four bedroom homes, with 31 homes for private sale through Yuill and 14 affordable homes which will be built for Broadacres Housing Association. Work is due to start late summer 2011 and will complete within two years.

Nigel Bell, land and development director at Yuill Homes, said: “We are pleased to have planning permission granted for this site. Yuill Homes has a number of award winning sites throughout the region and offer a fantastic product for housebuyers – we also have a great deal of experience in working in partnership with housing associations such as Broadacres to help with the provision of high quality, affordable homes.

“Planning approval means that the village of East Cowton will now receive some much needed improvements for its drainage infrastructure, which have been agreed with a local residents’ group, the District Council, Yorkshire Water, the Environment Agency and the River Wiske Internal Drainage Board. The development will also benefit from a new sustainable urban drainage pond and landscaping. We look forward to starting work on site.”

Andrew Garrens, senior development manager at Broadacres Housing Association, said: “We are delighted to be providing much need affordable homes for the residents of East Cowton and the surrounding parish, working with Yuill Homes which is known for the excellent quality of its homes.”

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