A HOUSING trust has received a national recognition for an outstanding £3.2m regeneration project.
Chester & District Housing Trust (CDHT) won the prestigious UK Over 50’s Housing Award for Hoole House development at a ceremony in London.
The project will provide 36 two-bed homes in Chester for people aged over 55.
John Denny, chief executive of CDHT, said: “We are delighted to have received national recognition for Hoole House, which will be completed in February.
“This is great news for our development team, who are delivering hugely successful and cutting edge mixed use schemes, providing sustainable communities that show our intent to continue to regenerate for the benefit of Chester and beyond.
“This development is part of a £10m development portfolio we are currently delivering alongside a whole range of people based regeneration initiatives, which makes CDHT one of the largest developers in the area.”
Judge Esmonde Crawley, who has more than 25 years experience in the housing sector, added: “Chester & District Housing Trust is the most outstanding exemplar for regeneration in affordable housing in 2010.
“CDHT has lifted and enhanced the sector via innovation such as that seen with the Hoole House development.”
Hoole House will comprise of 24 high quality apartments to rent with another 12 for sale on a shared ownership basis.
They are being marketed by Cavendish Ikin of Chester.
For more information call 01244 404040 or visit www.cavendishikin.co.uk.