CHP employees were recently joined by councillors and a local MP to launch an affordable housing development in Basildon.
The Moat House development, in Church Road, Basildon, Essex, was unveiled by John Baron, Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay,Stuart Stackhouse, CHP Chief Executive,John Richardson, Persimmon Homes Construction Director andFrank Tomlin, Basildon Council’s cabinet member for housing.
Working with Persimmon Homes, Basildon Council, Savills and employer’s agent, Churchill Hui, the development provides local residents with 13 high-quality three, four and five-bedroom affordable homes for social and subsidised rent.
Built to a code level-three standard of the governments Code for Sustainable Homes, Moat House received over £300,000 in funding from the Homes and Communities Agency.
Carl Hockey, CHP development and regeneration manager, said: “We are delighted to hand over these high-quality affordable homes which will benefit local residents. Our main aim is meet housing need and to help people – as demonstrated by our strapline; Communities; Homes and People. I hope that the residents that occupy these homes are very happy.”
John Baron MP commented: “These high quality affordable homes are an asset to the local community, and the result of excellent cooperation between the council and CHP. Our congratulations go to both and to Persimmon Homes which built them. These homes will help a wide range of local families.”
Councillor Frank Tomlin added: “CHP and Persimmon Homes have delivered an excellent new housing development. The 13 new affordable homes will go a long way in meeting the housing needs of local people for today and for future generations.”
John Richardson stated: “At Persimmon we pride ourselves on building desirable homes in sought-after locations at a price local househunters can afford and we are especially proud to have achieved our objective so successfully in Basildon.”