Kingdom Housing Association is to build 27 new affordable homes in it’s first development in Tullibody.
Clackmannanshire Council has approved Kingdom’s planning application for the £3 million development at Alloa Road, which will be a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom houses and flats, designed to meet a range of housing needs.
The development will include 7 flats designed to high standards to meet the needs of older people and people with mobility problems.
The site is located on the southern portion of the former Tullis Tannery site and was previously acquired from Clackmannanshire Council.
The project is estimated to cost £3.150 million and is partly funded by the Scottish Government. It is hoped that works can start on site by the end of 2014.
Kingdom chief executive Bill Banks said, “We have worked with Clackmannanshire Council’s housing service to plan for this project and we are very pleased that planning consent has been granted. Housing needs continue to grow across Scotland and this project will help to meet local needs in the area.”
Bill added that a public consultation event had been held as part of the planning application process.
The project has been designed by Bracewell Stirling architects to comply with various standards including: Housing for Varying Needs; Secured by Design and the Designing for Streets guidance. The project will meet the building regulation silver standard of sustainability which will make a contribution to reducing carbon emissions and help address issues related to increasing fuel costs.
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