Willmott Dixon starts £38m Brentford housing job

The London Borough of Hounslow has picked Willmott Dixon for another large housing scheme to create 96 affordable homes and commercial space on the £38m scheme on BrentfordWaterside scheme

The deal to deliver the Block D development follows a series of residential projects for Hounslow, with Willmott Dixon currently building Frank Towell Court to create 102 new homes.

The Block D development, procured using the Genesis framework, involves the creation of three blocks ranging from six to eight stories.

It forms part of Hounslow’s commitment to build 1,000 new council homes to meet an increasing demand for social housing within the borough.

The project, which will complete in summer 2023, includes landscaped communal gardens, 12 retail units and car parking spaces.

To support the council’s goal to become zero-carbon by 2030, the homes will be 100% electric with an Air Source Heat Pump system that will provide residents with hot water and heating.

Matt Kemp, senior operations manager at Willmott Dixon said: “We are delighted to be again working in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow to create more essential housing and important commercial space.Through our network of local supply chain partners, we will be supporting the Hounslow pound alongside delivering much needed places to live.”

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