Council Announces Work Begins On Housing Project By Tawd Valley Developments

West Lancashire families can look forward to moving into high quality new homes which will be the first new homes built by Tawd Valley Developments.

The company is building 13 new council houses for the residents of West Lancashire on the site of the former Eskbank Nursery in Skelmersdale, made up of nine two-bedroom and four three-bedroom houses.

When completed these will be available for affordable rent and will be owned and managed by West Lancashire Borough Council.

Stephen Feast, Tawd Valley Developments Managing Director, said “I am delighted that we will be able to build these great new homes for local people to live in. We hope the families who live here will enjoy them for many years to come. These new homes at Eskbank are the kind of project that Tawd Valley Developments was created for, to build high quality, much needed homes in our communities. There will be other benefits to the community aside from the great new housing as we will be using local firms and suppliers, thereby providing an important boost to the local economy in these difficult times”.

Councillor Jenny Wilkie, West Lancashire Borough Council portfolio holder for Housing and Landlord Services, said “At West Lancashire Borough Council we are proud of our record of providing affordable housing for local people so they can raise their families in the area where they come from”.

Tawd Valley Developments is a company formed by West Lancashire Borough Council to help it carry out projects such as building affordable new homes. The Council [council tax payers!] is the only shareholder and any financial surplus made by Tawd Valley Developments will be returned to the authority to be reinvested in the local community.

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