Homes England is bringing forward a new neighbourhood at the former Kleeneze site
As a government agency, Homes England has responsibility for accelerating new residential development, to help meet the much recognised local and national need for new homes, improve neighbourhoods and grow communities. Homes England is committed to helping unlock land where the market will not, to get more homes built where they are needed – homes that are both affordable and suitable.
The Anstey’s Road site in Hanham is a previously developed ‘brownfield’ site close to Hanham High Street and it has been vacant for many years. Although Tesco received planning consent in 2013 for a supermarket, it has not happened. Homes England has therefore stepped in, acquiring the site in early 2020 to actively support new homes for Hanham.
We aim to rejuvenate this disused brownfield site by creating a vibrant new community with much-needed homes, including affordable homes, and provide excellent walking and cycling links into Hanham High Street.
Key aspects of the scheme include:
- a variety of homes for local people, reflecting local need
- flexible floorspace for community/employment needs
- a central public open space
- high-quality design
- connecting with Hanham High Street, supporting the local economy
- sustainability, encouraging walking and cycling
- great placemaking, in keeping with the character of an urban village
Our plan is to deliver something special for Hanham and we would love to hear from the local community to find out what you think.
Thank you to everyone that attended our digital consultation event on Thursday 17 June to launch the start of our consultation on the plans. Due to prevailing restrictions and our need to protect attendees and our team, a digital public consultation event was held. This event provided the opportunity for attendees to meet our team online, learn about the proposals, ask questions and share their views with us. To access the presentation slides from the event, please click the button below.
A recording of this event is available above for those who were unable to attend or would like to watch back the event. If you know of anyone who does not have online access and would like to be sent a hard-copy of the presentation slides, please let us know. Have a look at the Our Proposals page to find out more about the plans.
A presentation and Q&A session was held at Christ Church Hanham on 28 July 2021. Please have a look at the questions raised and answers provided below.