SP2754 : Sheltered housing construction

taken 3 years ago, near to Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Sheltered housing construction
Sheltered housing construction
Construction has started on the sheltered housing development in the centre of the Ettington Park Estate.
View south west from the service road at the back of the houses on Copeland Avenue.
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.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Construction, Development  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2774 5453 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.2993N 1:35.7389W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2777 5456
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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