New affordable homes for Shrewsbury – Glebe House, Abbey Foregate

Morris Property has begun work on site for a development of 27 apartments for Severnside Housing in Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.

The spacious two bedroom apartments are being built for general needs affordable housing and will be built to Secured by Design standards; each will have a private parking space, will be wheel chair friendly and include 17 level access showers.

Located in the popular Abbey Foregate area, the apartments are only a short walk from the English Bridge into Shrewsbury town centre, and are close to local amenities.

Sepp Sargeant, Head of Development for Severnside Housing said:

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Morris Property to develop these much needed, high quality affordable homes in such a desirable area of Shrewsbury.”

“We have a long standing relationship with Morris Property, as they are well established property developers with a reputation for building high quality homes, and look forward to partnering with them on future development projects in Shropshire.”

Severnside Housing is one of Shropshire’s largest social landlords owning more than 5,400 properties in Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas.  A not-for-profit company they invest in their neighbourhoods and work closely with residents, partners and the wider-community to deliver their vision of ‘Excellent Homes in thriving communities’.

Ian Galliers, Chief Executive of Morris Property said:

“Severnside Housing offers a fantastic service to the residents of Shropshire and we are pleased to be working with them again on this exciting design and build development.”

The contract commenced on the 23rd March and is scheduled for completion in June 2016. This is a major local project for Morris Property and will provide up to thirty local skilled jobs for the town.