Work starts on new Arlesey homes

Work on the new estate on Hitchin Road in Arlesey has begun
Work on the new estate on Hitchin Road in Arlesey has begun

Construction has started on Albone Avenue, a brand-new development of 43 affordable homes in Hitchin Road, Arlesey.

The much-needed development which will provide 31 traditionally-built rental homes offering a mix of six one-bedroom apartments, 18 three-bedroom and seven two-bedroom houses. Another 12 homes, comprising six three-bedroom and six two-bedroom houses, will be offered for shared ownership.

The new housing development has been named in memory of the Albones, a local Arlesey family who lost four sons in the Great War.

Central Bedfordshire Chairman, Cllr Caroline Maudlin, said: “One of our key priorities is to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.” PIC: Lee Stanley