Delivering social housing for Slough residents

SUR's small sites strategy aims to transform disused small sites, such as old garages, run down properties, and parcels of land across the borough into attractive homes for people in need of social housing.

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The small sites initiative has comprised a four stage approach.

Phase 1: Six new council homes across four sites (Bryant Avenue / Mansell Close / The Frith / The Cherries). All works were completed, and the homes handed over to the Council in Aug/Sept 2017.

Lydia Court: A development of 11 Council flats (one, two and three bed). Completed in October 2017.

Phase 2: The development of five car park infill sites including a former public house called the Lynchpin pub to provide 16 new affordable homes for SBC Housing. Completed November 2018.

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Phase 3: The provision of 25 new build council homes across six sites (Fox Road (6) / Mansell Close (4) / Trelawney Avenue (3) / Morton Way (4) /Brook Path (3 bungalows) / Pendeen Court (5 apartments). These homes were delivered between July 2019 and March 2020.

Phase 4: Development across six sites providing 36 new build, affordable homes. The sites are at: Turton Way (4 homes) / Belfast Avenue (12) / Newport Road (2) / Cheviot Road (3) / Bowyer Drive (3) / Wentworth Avenue (12). This phase also includes a replacement Working Men’s Club at Wentworth Avenue - this site is due to be complete in November 2020. The final site, Belfast Avenue will be complete in 2021.

For more information about affordable housing in the borough, please contact Slough Borough Council.