First residents move into new £3M Calico Homes development in Burnley

The first residents have moved into a new £3M housing development built by Calico Homes in Burnley.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 3:45 pm

May Tree Close in Harle Syke consists of nine two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom houses, each with dedicated off-road parking and large rear private gardens.

Calico Homes has invested £3,174,000 into the project – this includes a £765,000 grant provided by Homes England.

The homes have been let in accordance with Calico Homes’ local lettings policy, giving priority to those who have a specific local connection. The new residents include a mixture of families, professionals, and couples to establish a well-balanced, positive community.

Ryan ands Kirby with their daughter Ivy-Mai were among the first residents to move into May Tree Close in Burnley, the latest affordable housing development built by Calico Homes

The location of the homes also offers residents a beautiful place to live, while being close to amenities such as shops, local transport links, schools, nurseries, and places of worship.

All Calico Homes moves are carried out in a COVID-secure way, adhering to all regulations, social distancing guidelines and risk assessments to ensure the safety of all residents and staff involved.

Calico Homes received positive feedback on the day, with new resident Natalie saying: “I love my new home. This will make a massive difference to mine and my family's life."

Residents Kirby and Ryan said how 'lovely and honoured' they were to get a new house on May Tree Close, with neighbours Lynsey and David commenting on how they already loved their new home.

Mark Beach, Managing Director at Calico Homes, said: “We know how important it is to keep investing and providing affordable homes in our communities.

"We look forward to welcoming our residents and wish them all the best in their new homes.”

Calico Homes own and manage over 5,000 homes in Lancashire. It aims to make a difference to the quality of life of individuals and the wider communities in which they work, providing accommodation for families, individuals and older people, plus supported housing and services for homeless people.