South Street works
Following preparation works and surveys, you may have seen that work on South Street and Brightwells Road is now underway to provide vehicle access to the new M&S foodstore. For more information about these works, please contact the team using the details below.
We are pleased to announce the drone footage showing the progress made on site between November 2020 – January 2021 is now available to view on our website. Alternatively, please click here to watch the video.
Footage from work taken place between February – April 2021 will be available to view in the coming weeks.
The latest news from site
The former Marlborough Head pub is progressing well, with the blockwork now complete and work on the roof timbers and trusses well underway.
The shared ownership apartments are complete to roof level, with seeding installation for the grass roofs progressing in the coming weeks. Crest Nicholson is progressively removing scaffolding and installing windows. Internal works such as walls and ceilings have also started for this block.
The M&S food store is nearing completion with brickwork and roof work just about to finish ahead of M&S joining Crest Nicholson on-site to do their ‘fit-out’.
The steel frame for the cinema and the car park is due imminently with lighting, fire alarms and barrier works underway in levels 0-3 of the car park.
Brightwell House has been protected whilst it has undergone extensive surveys to understand the work required. The brick chimneys are now completed with work commencing on the roof and tiling in the coming weeks.
Crest Nicholson has launched the sales of the new 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments, through local agent Charters. Click here for more information about these exciting new homes.
After the very successful Hard Hat event, we held a second event at the start of April welcoming yet more prospective buyers onto site and showing them what our new town square, retail offer and cinema will look like, amongst other things. The viewers were also able to step inside our first apartment block and get a feel for the brand-new apartments.
The remainder of the development continues to progress at pace, with internal work such as fittings for bathrooms and kitchens taking place in apartment blocks.
Keep an eye on the development website for more updates.
Find out more
If you have a question about the plans for Brightwells Yard or want to find out more about the development, you can speak with your Community team.
We are on hand to answer queries about the development and provide updates on upcoming works.
For more information or for general enquiries please contact the Communities team by emailing email@example.com or call us on 07578 622 578.