SP2754 : Foundations and bases being built

taken 5 years ago, near to Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Foundations and bases being built
Foundations and bases being built
The foundations and bases for the new houses on the development south of Wellesbourne are being built.
The area around the bases are covered with crushed stone so that the workmen aren't standing in mud whilst they work.
The breeze blocks and bricks are piled up ready for the building of the walls to commence.
Wellesbourne New Housing 'Ettington Park' by David P Howard
A large new housing development of approximately 175 homes is being built to the east of the A429 on the southern outskirts of Wellesbourne village.

It has been named Ettington Park, although there is some local feeling that it should have been called Redlands Park after the nursery that originally occupied the site. The original Ettington Park is a country house turned hotel not far away from here. LinkExternal link

The lead developer is Charles Church (Persimmon). LinkExternal link LinkExternal link LinkExternal link

A quantity of "Independent Living Extra Care Housing for older people" is being built by Orbit Homes as an integral part of the development. LinkExternal link LinkExternal link

The first stage of the development started on 22nd. July 2013, with the construction of a Section 278 roundabout (one funded by the developers), which was planned to take 14 weeks to construct. The contractor is McVeigh Construction working on behalf of Warwickshire County Council. LinkExternal link

The work building the new houses appeared to go quite quickly and a number were occupied by November / December 2014, in time for Xmas.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David P Howard and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SP2754, 174 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2764 5460 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.3373N 1:35.8263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2761 5460
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 28 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register