A £5.5m project to build new affordable homes for council tenants in Bridlington is nearing completion.
The scheme has seen the creation of 48 brand new houses at the top of Pinfold Lane, consisting of 28 three-bedroom homes and 20 two-bedroom homes.
All the houses are due to be completed by the end of April, and this week councillors and council officers visited the site to see the good progress of the works and have a tour of the houses.
Cllr Symon Fraser, portfolio holder for environment, housing and planning, said: “The need for affordable housing remains high throughout our area, and I’m delighted this project will result in 48 brand new, excellent quality homes for our council tenants.
“Since 2010, this council has build well over 350 new homes for our residents in a wide range of developments across the East Riding.”
The addresses for the new homes will all be related to the music of The Beatles – with the new streets being named Penny Lane, Eleanor Avenue and Rigby Close.
Work on the major scheme started in April 2014 and has been undertaken by local YorBuild Contractors, Hobson and Porter Ltd, working closely with the council’s project management team to progress the development.
It is the latest in East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s programme of building affordable housing across the area, and forms part of Bridlington’s Local Plan.
The new homes were designed by the council’s own architects, and will be occupied by council tenants shortly after completion. The materials used for the houses will make them all energy efficient.
When fully completed the new estate will be accessed by road via Nostell Way and Easby Close.