E G Carter & Co Ltd is proud to have started the demolition on the new £15million regeneration scheme in Culverhay, Cricklade on behalf of clients, GreenSquare Housing Association.
Monday marked the start of demolition on the first phase of the scheme with four houses on White Horse Lane being demolished.
The team from
E G Carter & Co Ltd and GreenSquare Housing Association visited the site to
mark the occasion and reinforce the commitment to transforming the area.
Residents, team members and local dignitaries all got involved in a ground
breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of a new lease of life in Culverhay.
residents of the first houses to be demolished donned hard hats and high vis
jackets and got stuck in to lend a hand with the demolition, each excited for
the regeneration of their new homes and lives.
Howard Toplis, Chief Executive at GreenSquare, said: “We have been working closely with local residents to get to this point in the project, so it's great to see the first stage of works now getting underway in this exciting new chapter for Culverhay.
“The regeneration will not only provide new homes to address the housing need in North Wiltshire, but will also help to revitalise the area to benefit the residents of Culverhay and the wider Cricklade community.”
project includes plans to demolish 65 older properties in total, replacing them
with 109 energy efficient and comfortable homes, which will be a mixture of
shared ownership, affordable rent and outright sale.
GreenSquare was granted planning permission to progress with the project by Wiltshire Council in April 2017. Since then E G Carter & Co Ltd has been readying the site to begin phase one of the work, which includes demolishing four properties to build eight new ones.
Regional Manager from E G Carter & Co Ltd said: “We are delighted to have
commenced this exciting regeneration project on behalf of Greensquare. The
amount of support for this project within the local community is inspiring and
we are excited about our role in re-shaping this part of Cricklade”
also promises to improve the public areas of the neighbourhood, address road
safety and parking concerns, while preserving the existing strong sense of
community and neighbourliness in the estate.
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