Feature

Oriel breaks new ground

North West housebuilder Oriel, part of the First Ark Group, has held a groundbreaking ceremony at its first development site - The Woodlands in Halewood, Liverpool. Oriel is constructing the £4 million site in a joint venture partnership with Seddon Construction.
The ceremony was attended by representatives from both Oriel and Seddon Construction, accompanied by Knowsley’s Mayor Edna Finneran and her Mayoress Michelle Finneran.
Attendees conducted a ceremonial breaking of the ground at the site before taking a tour of the development to view how the work, which began in May 2015, has progressed.  
The site on Arncliffe Road forms part of Oriel’s first wave of housebuilding, which comprises the building of 251 homes across the Liverpool City Region over the next three years.
Phase one of The Woodlands includes 22 three-bed semi-detached houses, three three-bed detached houses and four two-bed semi-detached houses for sale, along with 10 two and three-bed semi-detached houses for rent. All of these properties are due for completion by March 2016.
Stephen Heverin, director at Oriel, said: “Breaking the ground at The Woodlands takes us one step closer to our ultimate goal; generating high quality homes that offer multiple home ownership options to meet people’s aspirations.
“What’s more, every aspect of the development aims to give back to the communities in which we work. So as The Woodlands and our other developments progress, we’re able to regenerate communities and develop a strong neighbourhood spirit.
Duncan Williams, regional housing director at Seddon, said: “Today’s groundbreaking ceremony marks an important development for the area. The land has been disused for a number of years and will be completely transformed thanks to the construction of these new homes.
“The development is also making a difference to young people’s lives in the region - five apprentices have had the opportunity to work on this scheme, three of whom are local to the Knowsley and Liverpool area.”
Those interested in owning a home at The Woodlands are able to make use of a wide range of buying options, tailored to meet the needs of individuals. These include shared ownership and equity loans, assisting customers to purchase the home they aspire to own. The site adjoins a 28 acre parkland, dubbed ‘the triangle’, which is ideal for those seeking family friendly activities, for instance woodland and wildlife walks, football pitches, a fishing pond and conservation club.
Phase two of The Woodlands has been scheduled to commence during summer 2016.

  • Police appeal for information
    Merseyside Police have launched a urgent appeal for information after a man was stabbed to death on Broad Lane on Sunday lunchtime... Read more »
  • Dementia ward unveils new outdoor courtyard for patients
    A ward for adults with dementia in Knowsley unveiled its newly-refurbished courtyard and outdoor space for patients at a recent opening event.... Read more »
  • Ladies create history
    Prescot Ladies continued to create history as they represented Greater Manchester against the South Lancashire cup winners in a winner-takes-all Final held at Crosby... Read more »
- Share this page


EDUCATION

Stephen shortlisted for the TES Schools Awards 2019

Stephen Johnson from Northwood Primary School in Kirkby has been shortlisted for the School Business Manager of the year award at the Tes Schools Awards 2019.

The Tes Schools Awards, celebrates the extraordinary commitment, quality and innovation... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

CADWA Womens Friendship Club

We have different speakers, fun quiz nights, socials with entertainers, theatre visits, days out and weekends away just for £2.00, no other fee. So if you are lonely, fed up? Just come along, a warm welcome awaits you by Jean. For details telephone... Read more »

BLOG

HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Councillor Sean Donnelly, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

June is a busy month with Men’s Health Week running from 10-16 June and Clean Air Day on 20 June.

Men’s Health Week is a great opportunity to think about simple steps you can do to improve your health and feel good.

It’s... Read more »


Posted by

on May 31st, 2019



More features


This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office