Creating new homes
We’re committed to increasing the supply of quality affordable housing across the borough to help ease housing waiting lists, provide more family homes and help customers who want to downsize.
The strategy aims to deliver on our objective of “meeting the housing needs of our customers” by “Increasing the range of housing options for our current and future customers and providing a bedrock for strong places by delivering up to 1200 new homes by April 2023." Click here to view all of our organisational objectives.
The objectives of this development strategy are:
Bowland’s Hey (S106), Westhoughton - currently onsite
43 2 and 3 bedroom homes for affordable rent and 15 2 and 3 bedroom homes for shared ownership close to Westhoughton town centre.
Lever Gardens Extra Care - currently onsite
53 x 1 bed extra care apartments, 9 x 2 bed extra care apartments, 6 x 2 bed bungalows close to Little Lever town centre.
Moor Lane - currently onsite
Mixed use scheme on the site of the old bus station in Bolton town centre comprising of:
36 x 1 bed apartments, 24 x 2 bed apartments and 22 x 3 bed houses for affordable rent, over 55's, shared ownership and rent to buy.
Campbell Street, Farnworth - currently onsite
Mix of 2 and 3 bedroom houses and 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for affordable rent in Farnworth.
Withins Drive, Breightmet - currently onsite
A mix of 2 and 3 bedroom houses, 2 bedroom maisonettes and 1 bedroom apartments for affordable rent based in Breightmet
The Vistas, Westhoughton - currently onsite
Mix of 45 two and three bedroom homes for Shared Ownership and affordable rent
Chorley Street, Bolton - completed January 2022
A mix of three and four bedroom houses and one and two bedroom apartments for affordable rent, shared ownership and over 55 year olds close to Bolton town centre.
St Peter's Park (S106) completed January 2021
A mix of 1 bed room apartments, 2 and 3 bedroom houses for social rent and 2 and 3 bedroom homes for shared ownership in Mawdsley village, Ormskirk.
Berne Avenue, Horwich - completed December 2021
Development of 12 three bedroom and 9 two bedroom houses for affordable rent close to Horwich town centre.
Hollins Drive (S106) - completed June 2021
A mix of 3 x 2 bed houses. 6 x 3 bed houses for affordable rent close to Bolton town centre
Rivington Grange, Horwich - completed March 2021
Section 106 development of 3 two bedroom and 2 three bedroom houses for Shared Ownership and 9 one bedroom flats and 3 two bedroom houses for affordable rent in Horwich.
Dean Close, Farnworth - completed June 2020
Development in Farnworth consisting of 3 three bedroom houses and 10 two bedroom bungalows (2 of which are adapted) for affordable rent.
Guild Street, Bromley Cross - completed June 2020
Development of 14 three bedroom semi detached houses for Shared Ownership in Bromley Cross, Bolton.
Abbeystead, Skelmersdale - completed May 2020
A mixture of 45 Shared Ownership and Affordable rent properties in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.
Victory Road, Little Lever - completed March 2020
Development of 22 modular built homes with 7 two bedroom and 15 three bedroom houses for affordable rent based in Little Lever.
Park Road, Westhoughton - completed March 2019
Park Road is a development located close to Westhoughton made up of 19 3-bedroom and 2 2-bedroom shared ownership homes.
Greenland Road, Great Lever - completed August 2018
Westmoreland Avenue is a development made up of 11 houses and 4 flats close to Bolton Hospital.
Selkirk Road, Bolton - completed July 2018
This development is a mixture of 20 two-bedroom houses, four three-bedroom houses, seven two-bedroom flats and five one-bedroom flats.
Leicester Avenue, Horwich – completed June 2017
This development is a mixture of 12 two-bedroom houses, eight three-bedroom houses and two two-bedroom bungalows.
Manchester Road, Blackrod – completed October 2016
Manchester Road is a development of 19 properties. This scheme consists of nine two-bedroom houses, eight three-bedroom houses and two two-bedroom bungalows.
Beech Avenue, Farnworth – completed December 2015
This development is a mixture of eight two-bedroom houses and four three-bedroom houses.