VIDEO | First homes arrive at Wirral Waters
House by Urban Splash has delivered six of its factory-built homes to the development along with partner Peel L&P.
The houses include the three-storey Town House design and the Row House – which will be making its debut at Wirral Waters. Each has been set up in Wirral Waters’ East Float area, which faces East Float Dock.
Row House comes in three sizes, one with two bedrooms and two storeys, another with three bedrooms and 2.5 storeys, and a third with four bedrooms and three storeys. Each Row House has a private terrace and access to a communal garden.
The Town House design comes with three storeys and can have up to five bedrooms. The Town House model is prominent in Manchester’s New Islington neighbourhood.
House by Urban Splash is making 30 modular houses for the first phase of the East Float neighbourhood, which will ultimately have 347 homes. Lloyds Bank provided a £5m development loan for the project, with the understanding that more will be provided as the scheme advances. All of the modular houses will be made at House by Urban Splash’s factory in the East Midlands, using modern methods of construction.
“We’re absolutely delighted to deliver our first brilliantly-designed, precision manufactured homes to this new neighbourhood – including our first ever Row House homes,” said House by Urban Splash senior sales manager Toby Brown.
“We’ve never created our Row House homes anywhere before so this is a great opportunity for buyers on the Wirral to be early adopters and secure themselves a home completely different to anything else on the market.”
East Float is just one part of the wider Peel L&P Wirral Waters project, which spans 500 acres of land and will ultimately have up to 13,000 homes and 20m sq ft of mixed-use floor space.
Richard Mawdsley, director of development for Wirral Waters, said that the arrival of the homes was a “significant example of progress” at the scheme.
“Together with the other developments along Northbank, we are creating a new mixed, sustainable neighbourhood – a community for all,” Mawdsley said. “These innovative homes will sit alongside new public realm, including pocket parks and dockside walkways, helping to support healthier communities with a focus on fresh air and active travel.”
Wirral Waters residents are expected to move into their East Float homes starting in early spring.