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Plymouth confirmed by Government as spearhead area for Starter Homes

Plymouth has been confirmed by the Government as one of 30 local authorities to ‘spearhead’ the starter homes scheme. The Government announced a £1.2billion Starter Homes Land Fund and Plymouth City Council has been chosen as a partnership authority because of its strong track record of delivery, and potential for early delivery of starter homes. […]


Demolition of former Whitleigh Community Centre for planned starter homes

Work has started on the demolition of a derelict former community centre with plans for 27 new starter homes on the site. The former Whitleigh Community Centre, which has been disused for the past eight years and is subject to vandalism, is being demolished to help pave the way for new housing. Earlier in the […]


Starter Homes given the greenlight in Plymouth

Plans to demolish a derelict eyesore building to make way for new housing have moved a step closer. The former Whitleigh Community Centre, which has been disused for the past seven years and subject to vandalism, will be knocked down to prepare the groundwork for 27 new starter homes. An Executive Decision was signed by […]


Plymouth to receive £400,000 for new starter homes

Plymouth will be receiving more than £400,000 to help pave the way for new starter homes The Government has announced a grant of £407,825 to help Plymouth City Council prepare the groundwork for 27 starter homes. The national Starter Homes Initiative aims to help young first-time buyers (below 40 years) to purchase a home with […]