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Forrest complete on £3.3m Salford development
Social housing contractor Forrest has finished a £3.3 million new build social housing contract in Little Hulton, Salford, for City West Housing Trust.The 15-month project included the construction of 39 new affordable homes spread over three sites, including one-bedroom flats, two-bedroom bungalows and family houses. Four bungalows were built on Crescent Drive, 15 two and three-bed homes were built on Adelphi Grove and eight apartments, along with 12 two and three-bedroom homes were bu...
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A housing firm has won planning permission to build 24 family homes on the site of the former Oaklands nursery in Salford.
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