All of our current and planned council-owned homes are, and will be, managed by Colchester Borough Homes (CBH) the Council-owned Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO).
Our new developments are being delivered by Colchester Amphora Homes Ltd (CAHL).
CAHL’s commitment to mixed-tenure housebuilding ensures all developments incorporate 30% affordable homes alongside 70% private market homes. All profits are returned to Colchester Borough Council for reinvestment into core services.
A collection of eight, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2 bedroom houses, designed to Future Homes 2025 principles and providing comfortable living, on-site parking and amenity areas.
The transformation of a current garage site into two 3-bed and two 2-bed homes featuring gardens and parking. Expected to become available in Spring/Summer 2021.
The transformation of a former garage site into six 2-bed homes featuring gardens and off-site parking. This is expected to become available in Summer 2021.
The transformation of a former garage site into six 2-bed homes will become available in 2021 – featuring parking and garden areas.
A current Sheltered Housing property that was identified as requiring major modernisation. The current tenants have been carefully and collaboratively rehomed whilst the old building is demolished and redeveloped to provide a new, larger, fit for the future property.
Creffield Road will see the renovation and conversion of a locally listed Victorian property. The resulting six apartments and two new 3-storey townhouses, will include two flats owned by the Council for affordable rental.
Mill Road will deliver 350 new homes as part of the Colchester Northern Gateway with 70% of homes for private sale and 30%, equalling 105 new affordable homes, retained in Council ownership.
St Runwald Street will see around 50-55 homes provided with a 70% market sales occupancy, and 30% affordable homes owned by the Council.
We continue to look at ways to expand our stock of affordable homes - working together with Colchester Amphora Homes Limited and Colchester Borough Homes.