Housebuilder Countryside has been announced as the first company to develop new homes at Fairham, the new £800 million neighbourhood for Nottingham.
Countryside plans to build 332 new homes on 20 acres of land south of Nottingham Road at Fairham, near Clifton. The new 606 acre mixed use development is being delivered in partnership with Clowes Developments and Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator.
A planning application will be submitted to Rushcliffe Borough Council before summer 2021 for a mix of housing types, including three and four bedroom houses and one and two bedroom apartments. The homes will comprise a combination of affordable housing through a registered partner as well as homes for private rent and open market sale.
Subject to planning permission, it’s anticipated that work will start on site before the end of the year, with the first properties available to occupy from late spring 2022.
These first new homes will mark an important milestone for Fairham as activity across the site begins to ramp up following the £83m Homes England funding package announced in March 2021 to accelerate the creation of new homes and jobs for the area.
Fairham will create 3,000 new homes to be built by a number of housebuilders to ensure choice and individuality across size, style and tenure, but all tied together by a common purpose governed by a holistic design code that ensures the different parts of the new neighbourhood complement and support one another.
As well as the new homes, 1 million square feet of commercial space and a neighbourhood centre will be built, plus community, health and educational facilities, and 200 acres of green space.
Fairham has been designed around a highly sustainable, ultra-connected location set amid the green landscape of south Nottinghamshire. With all amenities co-located alongside one another, it will be one of the most accessible and sustainable communities in the country. Fairham, to the south of Clifton, sits alongside the A453 Remembrance Way that links directly to the M1.
It’s also next to the NET tram terminus at Clifton South, within a 15 minute drive of East Midlands Airport and is a 20 minute drive or tram ride from Nottingham city centre.
Fairham forms a key part of Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Local Plan and will help meet the borough’s housing need for 13,500 new homes over the next decade.
To find out more, visit www.fairhamlife.co.uk.