Building to start on 3,850 houses in Aldershot

Published:  10 July, 2013

Developer Grainger has secured planning consent for 3,850 houses on surplus land at the Aldershot Military base.

Work on the Aldershot Urban Extension – known as Wellesley – will start on the 255-hectare former Aldershot Garrison site in 2014 with the first phase of 228 houses. Delivery of the development will be spread over a 20-year period.

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