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New Housing Complex in Peterborough | BUILDING MAGAZINE

New Housing Complex in Peterborough

A 10 storey development in Peterborough is to be built by Willmot Dixon.

The housing complex in the Northminster district is to comprise of 315 residential apartments together with 37 townhouses and two ground floor units which will provide leisure and commercial space.

This development is designated affordable housing for rental tenants therefore, it is essential that ‘efficiency savings’ are used. To accommodate this Willmot Dixon are to use a lightguage steel frame, brick slips and bathroom pods. According to Willmot Dixon this will ‘help ensure quality, programme certainty and come with environmental benefits’.

Completion for the development is planned for August 2024 and Corstorphine & Wright are the architects.

Peterborough Investment Partnership, a joint venture of Peterborough City Council and a Channel Islands based investment vehicle called IAGH3, which specialises in funding local authority developments, are client for the project.

This is “an important regeneration project for Northminster and will help to revitalise the area for residents and the wider community” said David MCallion, WIllmot Dixon director.