Mass housebuilding project featuring 2,000 new affordable homes put on hold

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Finance, Local Government

A massive housebuilding project planned for Cornwall has been put on hold because of the "depressed economic situation". The scheme would have delivered 5,000 homes in total, 40% of which would have been for affordable housing. Eco-Bos Development's £1 billion project would have seen the new homes built on five former clay processing sites in the St Austell area. The firm - which is a joint venture company set up by Orascom Development and Imerys specifically for the Cornwall project - ...

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