08 Nov Council awards contracts for new homes in Billericay and Laindon
Basildon Council has awarded build contracts for two developments from its ambitious New Homes Programme.
At a recent meeting of the Housing and Community Contracts Sub-Committee councillors awarded Wickford-based Indecon Building Ltd the contract to design and build 15 houses, in Roman Way, Billericay.
The homes will be built on behalf of Sempra Homes, which is the council’s wholly owned company.
The scheme will comprise of nine two-bedroom houses, two three-bedroom houses and four four-bedroom houses for a mix of tenures including affordable rent, shared ownership and market sale.
As part of the employment and skills offer provided for the contract, Indecon will engage with the nearby Billericay School to arrange a number of safe and controlled site tours at different phases of the construction process to demonstrate the full range of activities which will enhance the construction modules that the school already provides.
London-based Jerram Falkus Construction Ltd was awarded the contract to build nine one and two-bedroom homes which will be designated as shared ownership in Pound Lane Central, Laindon.