Grove Gardens Housing Development
In September 2021 Procure Partnerships Framework Contractor Partners Burmor Construction completed a programme of New Build works with the design and build of 27 new dwellings on behalf of framework users Cross Keys Homes in Elm, Wisbech.
East of England
This housing project was secured via the Procure Partnerships East of England Framework with Burmor Construction appointed under a Two Stage call-off procedure.
The purpose of this project was to deliver 27 well needed affordable homes to the local community. This included 4 different home types ranging from 2-4 beds. The tenure of this site was split between 14 Shared Ownership homes and 13 Affordable Rent homes.
As with many Burmor projects, the scheme was built using Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). MMC significantly increased the speed of the build and reduced the time on site meaning the homes could be occupied sooner than originally planned. This also meant that time on site was significantly reduced causing less disruption to the local community.
Patrick Burke, Director at Burmor Construction, Commented: “We are pleased to have completed another quality housing project in partnership with our client Cross Keys Homes, and hope the residents will enjoy living in the new properties we have built. The 27 new homes on this site were built using Modern Methods of Construction, which allowed us to hand the project over three months ahead of schedule, as well as providing high quality, thermally efficient homes for the new residents.”
Claire Higgins, Cross Keys Homes Chief Executive, Commented: “With the high cost of home ownership, in many cases standstill salaries, and many of those who are in private rented properties struggling to pay for their home, truly affordable homes are needed more than ever before and we are committed to ensuring we do all that we can to help”
Conor Neild-Crabb, Key Account Manager (East) commented:
“We’re delighted to see Burmor hand over 27 new affordable homes at Grove Gardens, Burmor have delivered excellent outcomes for Cross Keys Homes and we will make sure that lessons learnt are shared amongst the framework partners as we continue to support housing developments in the East. Burmors commitment to MMC is superb and no doubt speaks to their success under the framework ”
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