Avant Homes begin work on 65-home development

The construction of a 65-home development on a 10-acre site in Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, has been started by housebuilder Avant Homes.

The first phase of the new development, located on Round Hill Avenue, three miles from Thornaby town centre, received planning approval from Stockton Council in March 2021 before Avant Homes acquired the site in October 2021.

The first collection of homes will feature 23 new-build properties across a mixture of three, four and five-bedroom family homes. Once complete, the development, which is set to be named Copper Gardens, will comprise 65 homes across a selection of nine Avant Homes’ signature house types.

It is estimated that the first homes will be released for sale in June and be ready for occupation in late summer. The approximate build length of the development is expected to take around two years, and is expected to create up to 200 jobs.

In addition to the properties, Avant Homes is providing a community contribution of £300,000 towards a local heritage park, open green space and off-site affordable housing provision.

Situated just three miles from Thornaby town centre, the location provides commuter links to Middlesbrough and Darlington, and is also well situated for local education and amenities.

Avant Homes North East managing director, Don Anderson, commented:

“We’re very pleased to have works underway on the first phase of this new development in Ingleby Barwick.

“The development will make a great addition to the area contributing further to the provision of much-needed family homes in Stockton-on-Tees and creating job opportunities for local people.”

Based in Sunderland, Avant Homes North East is part of the Avant Homes group. Copper Gardens is the second site currently under construction in Stockton-On-Tees by the regional builder, and the wider group currently has 55 developments across its five operating regions.