Redrow West Country, the award-winning housing development company has recently celebrated their topping out of their Plymouth development, Vision. The new development has been valued at £70 million and has been seen as a major investment by Redrow to in order to regenerate a historic part of the city.
The Exeter based house builder, Redrow has built hundreds of homes in this region hand has created more than 10 communities. In order to celebrate the topping out of their latest development, Redrow welcomed guests from across the housing and construction industry in order to mark the end of the largest city regeneration schemes to take place in the South West of England.
Construction on this development first started in 2007, with the intention of delivering a range of stylish one and two bedroom apartments as well as 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses to Devonport. It has also been shown that Vision has strengthened the economy of the area by providing new shops and offices as well as a new market hall.
The Plymouth project has been seen as a major investment by Redrow in order to reinvigorate the historic part of the city. The site where the development took place was former and run down Ministry of Defence land. This site has now been completely transformed into a thriving new city centre community. It is thought that the newly completed Vision project is now home to 1,000 residents, including a 464 homes and a 42-flat Extra Care housing block catering for older people.
Vision has delivered a collection of new and much needed stylish homes in Plymouth as well as contributed to the economy in the South West by employing 50 different contractors to work on the project at any one time. It is thought that this project led to the daily sustaining of 80 jobs by Redrow. On top of this, Redrow’s Section 106 contributions have generated £3.7 million to be invested in education, transport and roads. These improvements include new buses for route 34 as well as additional support for public areas such as Granby Green.