The historic docklands area of Ipswich is set to be redeveloped with a mixed-use scheme planned for the site.
Phase one of the scheme will see the delivery of 386 affordable and extra care homes, featuring 25 terraced townhouses and three blocks of flats, plus car parking for 212 vehicles and 598 secure bicycle spaces.
Owing to the location of a lost medieval church, before construction work can begin, Oxford Archaeology will take over the site to conduct a dig. Once this has been completed, construction will begin in October.
ISG was awarded the £15 million contract by Genesis Housing Association and the firm's managing director Phillip Allerton believes the development will benefit the local community.
"The investment by Genesis in an underused area of Ipswich will undoubtedly act as the catalyst for further development in the locality, whilst bringing much needed accommodation and high specification commercial units to the town," he explained.
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