300 affordable homes are being built in Tewkesbury

Persimmon Homes has agreed a deal with housing association, Aster Group, for the construction of nearly 300 affordable homes at a new development in Fiddington, Tewkesbury.

By Sarah Kent  |  Published
Persimmon Homes and Aster Group have agreed a deal to create 300 brand-new affordable homes near Tewkesbury.

Welcome news for house hunters in Tewkesbury, Persimmon Homes has agreed a deal to build 300 affordable new homes on the site currently under development at Fiddington, near Ashchurch.

The new development is just three miles from Tewkesbury town centre, making it an ideal location. The brand-new houses are being built in phases and will comprise of a mixture of both affordable-rent homes and shared ownership properties.

With a choice of one, two, three and four-bedroom homes on offer, these properties are expected to be available for rent and shared ownership later this year.

The landscape design plan for the new development also outlines the creation of open spaces and green corridors throughout the proposed layout.

Features include hedgerows, grassland, street trees (using sustainable urban tree planting systems), ponds, sports pitches, natural play areas and community allotments, as well as footpaths and cycle paths which link to surrounding areas of open space and countryside.

Commenting on the deal, Persimmon’s group director of partnership homes, Paul Rodgers, said: 'The agreement with Aster at this site is very exciting, helping towards meeting the local housing need for people in Tewkesbury. 

'Not only will the development deliver quality new homes, it will also create 80 local jobs as part of the construction and generate a significant investment in the local economy.'

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