Visit from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
On Thursday I accompanied the Secretary of State, the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, as he visited the site of new housing development Barton Quarter in Chilwell.
The Government are trying to encourage more homes to be built, building on brownfield sites and to a really high standard of design; I am delighted that the Barton Quarter is the best example of all three of these as was commented upon by the Secretary of State.
It was great to see this well-known brownfield site, the former headquarters of Barton Transport, being brought back into use with a mixed community, including supported living. As part of our tour, we met with two residents who will move into the supported living on the site once it is completed. Supported living incorporated within the community at the Barton Quarter is another…
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