Ellesmere Port housing awarded £3m Government boost


A £3m Government grant will unlock more new homes in housing boom town Ellesmere Port.

The borough council says the grant it has been awarded will see almost 235 new properties being built.

Local authorities were invited to bid for funding to provide new infrastructure that would enable new housebuilding in areas of greatest demand.

The homes are destined for Rossfield Park close to the town centre where over 1,000 new properties are planned to transform the area and create a new community.

Hundreds have already been completed in early phases but later stages stalled due in part to increased costs of a new footbridge which was needed which led to them becoming unviable.

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