A 25-acre plot in the East Midlands village of Awsworth, which is two miles northwest of Ilkeston. has been purchased by Avant Homes to build a £58m development of 250 homes.
Construction is to begin in November with plans for the first homes to be ready for sale by early 2023. Properties planned will range from two bedroom terraced to five bedroom detached and 20% of the properties will be designated as affordable.
Chris Coley, Avant Homes Centreal managing director said: “Awesworth is a very desirable location and if planning permission is granted the development will provide much-needed high quality homes.