October Development Update

The Hoole Lane development is progressing well, with the first block nearing completion, but awaiting turf and landscaping. The development is moving at speed: ‘Hoole Lane is progressing well,’ says TAC director Dave Griffiths, ‘and should be complete approximately three months early.’ The site at Banks in West Lancashire is being developed into 29 houses for One…

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Brexit and Social Housing

Brexit and Social Housing: The TAC View Talk of the impact of June’s Brexit vote on the social housing market continues to filter through, as a flurry of sectors report contractions in their industries. General opinion seems to be that Brexit will reduce economic growth, potentially triggering a recession – a theme supported by the…

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Works Start on Folkstone Road

Work gets underway this month on a new site at Folkestone Road in Southport, formerly the home of the Kew Medical Centre. Working with Chorley Community Housing – part of the Adactus Group – TAC is building 16 properties on the site – nine flats, five houses and two bungalows. The project – our first with Adactus – is…

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April Development Round-up

Our first scheme, the Seeds Lane development in Aintree, is on course for completion this summer. External works are taking place at the moment, focusing on services, roads and gardens on the site. ‘Following completion of the external works, internal finishing remains to be done, before the scheme completes on time this summer, says TAC…

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HCA Regulations

HCA Regulations Hit Affordable Rents New HCA regulations introduced as a result of last July’s budget will have an impact on the type of sites developed by house builders, according to TAC Developments director Dave Griffiths.The Chancellor George Osborne’s 1% rent reduction is estimated to save the Treasury £4.3 billion in housing benefit over the…

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