Construction of 14 news homes in Summerhill to be completed
by April 2022.
Press Release - 7th October 2020
Radius Housing has begun construction of 14 new homes in the
Twinbrook area of West Belfast. The £2.1m investment in new homes in the
Summerhill area is part of Radius’ work to build 400 new social and affordable
homes across Northern Ireland annually.
Construction of the new two and three bedroom homes is being
carried out by Derryleckagh Contracts and these brand new houses are due to be
completed by April 2022. Designed primarily for families, these are the latest
new homes being constructed by Radius Housing in the West Belfast area. Other
developments include 244 new homes at Blacks Gate (the former Visteon site) and
29 new homes in Lagmore.
Radius Housing is
a leading developer of social and affordable housing in Northern Ireland,
managing more than 13,000 social homes. Earlier this year they secured an
investment of £105million from US and UK investors, which is supporting the
construction of hundreds of new social and affordable houses.
Speaking at the site, Radius Housing Chief Executive, John
McLean, said “We are delighted that construction of these new homes is
underway. At Radius our aim is to provide high quality homes, and these new
properties are being built to exceptionally high standards and specifications. Radius remain
committed to addressing the challenging housing need in the West Belfast area
and schemes such as Blacks Gate, and this new development in Twinbrook
forms part of our wider goal of building
400 new homes across the province every year.
“As a leading developer we are supporting the construction
sector and construction jobs, as well as supporting apprenticeships on our
development sites and wider community regeneration. House building will be key
to the economic recovery, and while Covid-19 has impacted every sector, with clear
and safe working practices on our projects we are ensuring that our development
projects are progressing.”