Far East Consortium’s plans for 30 affordable homes in South Collyhurst have been approved by Manchester City Council.
The proposals, designed by Buttress Architects, include 14 three-bedroom houses, four three-bedroom duplex apartments, one two-bedroom duplex apartment, and 11 two-bedroom apartments.
The homes would be located on one acre bounded by Kingsfold Avenue, Whitley Road And Winscombe Drive.
This tranche of housing follows the 244-home Collyhurst Village, which includes 100 properties for social rent.
Collyhurst South and Collyhurst Village form part of the 383-acre Victoria North, previously known as the Northern Gateway.
The £4bn Victoria North project, which FEC is developing in joint venture with the city council, could deliver up to 15,000 new homes over the next 15 years.
The masterplan is split into seven neighbourhoods: Collyhurst Village, Collyhurst South, New Cross, New Town, Red Bank, Vauxhall Gardens, and Smedley Dip & Eggington Street.
A key part of the masterplan is the creation of City River Park, a 113-acre park to be developed on the bank of the River Irk.
“This approval represents the culmination of the planning process for our two sites in Collyhurst and, importantly, paves the way for development activity to move forward,” said Victoria Hunter, senior development manager at FEC.
“As part of the first phase of the strategic masterplan, Collyhurst Village and Collyhurst South will set the standard for future developments within Victoria North, with a focus on high-quality, affordable housing and a commitment to green living in the city.”