30 / 03 / 2022

The second phase of works has begun at the significant Corby urban extension known as Priors Hall Park Northamptonshire, with the new community of 45 homes to be delivered by leading housing provider Lovell Partnerships one step closer to completion.

During this second phase, Lovell Partnerships will develop 45 homes over the next 13 months on behalf of the Riverside Housing.

In total, the Priors Hall Park community will offer around 5,300 homes built alongside 25.5 acres for recreation including footpaths and cycle networks as well as more than 15 acres of employment space, plus four schools and three retail areas.

Lovell Partnerships will be responsible for the urban extensions first affordable housing provision, having committed to delivering 26 homes under the shared ownership scheme on phase one through Riverside Housing, which further supports the need for cost-effective properties in Northamptonshire.

Chris Timmins, area director for the East Midlands at Lovell Partnerships, said: “We’re really pleased with how the first phase of work at Priors Hall Park is progressing and we’re looking forward to phase two starting on site to deliver a further tranche of affordable housing. Lovell is dedicated to building sustainable homes that respond to increased regional demand for affordable, high-quality housing. Priors Hall Park is a shining example of our commitment to listening to our customers and building based on demand.

“Our customers are looking for sustainable properties, with ample green space, accessible amenities, and human-powered transport networks, and with Priors Hall Park, we have checked all those boxes.”

The development of Priors Hall Park is a key step in the expansion of Lovell Partnerships’ offering in the East Midlands, supercharged by the housebuilder’s brand-new office in Derby’s Pride Park.

Nigel Wakefield, development director for Urban&Civic at Priors Hall Park, said: “After the successful implementation of phase one, we are excited for Lovell Partnerships to begin work on the second phase of the development. We understand the importance of creating sustainable communities, which is why we were so excited to work with Lovell, which shares our vision of creating homes that families can be proud to live in.

“These new affordable homes, in addition to the existing variety of homes already on offer, ensures Priors Hall Park is an attractive prospect for families looking to live in a place that boasts state of the art schools, local amenities, play areas, and green spaces.”