Stanley Investments in partnership with Jigsaw Homes Group has secured planning consent for 72 new build affordable homes on the former cattle market site on Field street in Wigan.
The brownfield site, which is within a short walking distance of Wigan’s two main train stations and the DW stadium, was once a cattle market but has remained empty and derelict for years attracting fly tipping and anti-social behaviour
The new build, Homes England funded scheme is due to Start on Site imminently by contractors Casey Construction Group Ltd will comprise a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bed homes for affordable rent and will result in the complete transformation of the local area.
Neil Hughes, Head of Technical at Stanley Investments said “We are proud to bring forward the long overdue redevelopment of this prominent site for Jigsaw Homes. Along with our partners, we have overcome significant site related challenges to bring about the delivery of high-quality new homes and the complete transformation of the local area.”