Today, Housing Minister Grant Shapps called on local communities to start “laying the foundations” for Community Right to Build schemes.

He also announced this proposal would be extended to urban as well as rural areas.

Community Right to Build would allow communities to come together, sometimes with the support of developers to build the homes, shops and other facilities they need. Click on the link below to read the full statement.

If you area community thinking of getting together to look at Community Right to Build and need advice give us a call on 01282 972570 or email your questions to Mick – we are happy to give our advice. You can download a copy of the Government e-leaflet on Community Right to Build here.

Grant Shapps’ full statement.

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