Are there new builds near me? Below is a summary of affordable new build schemes in Cumbria we know about that are either listed directly on our new builds pipeline search tool or we’ve found via online media.

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Date due: Summer 2022

Cumbria Crack has recently reported that Gleeson Homes has been granted planning permission to build 57 homes in Wigton. The site will be transformed into two, three and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached homes, described by the developer as “high quality” and “low cost”. Gleeson will provide six ‘affordable homes’ at 80% open market value which will be specifically for first-time buyers from the local area.

Date due: September 2023

According to Insider Media Limited, Broadacres Housing Association and South Lakes Housing secured permission for the 49-homes development in Sedbergh from Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. There will be a mix of two and three-bedroom houses and two-bedroom bungalows, as well as three four-bedroom and one five-bedroom home.

Of the 49 homes built, 34 will be for affordable rent and shared ownership, with people in Sedbergh and the surrounding communities being given first refusal on these properties. The affordable homes will be split between Broadacres and South Lakes Housing.