Leading UK housebuilder Redrow has secured planning consent to build 175 new homes at Longmoor Road, Liphook, representing the second phase of the Lowsley Farm development.
East Hampshire District Council granted approval for the proposals on Monday 2nd November, enabling Redrow to transform the 14-acre site into a brand-new community, Maple Walk. The site adjoins with Oak Park, a Taylor Wimpey community which represents the first phase of this development.
The homes at Maple Walk will vary in size from one- and two-bedroom apartments to two-, three- and four-bedroom houses, 40% of which will be affordable. Taken from Redrow’s award-winning Heritage Collection, the homes are inspired by the Arts & Crafts architectural movement of the 1930s. Exteriors are intricately designed with traditional features such as gable-ended roofs, while interiors are spacious, bright and flexible, with high ceilings, large windows, open plan living and integrated appliances.
In addition to the 175 new homes at Maple Walk, Redrow have designed the scheme to retain the two existing oak trees on site. The trees will form focal points within two pocket spaces within the development.
Redrow is also investing in the wider community, with contributions to green travel planning, employment and training and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
Craige Burden, Head of Planning at Redrow Southern Counties commented: “We’re extremely pleased to achieve consent for this new community in Liphook, following extensive consultation with East Hampshire District Council and Bramshott & Liphook Parish Council to ensure the proposals complement the surrounding area and provide suitable, high-quality new homes.
“Liphook is a charming location, on the tip of the South Downs and brimming with independently owned amenities, ideal for a range of buyers who are looking to settle down in an area enriched in community spirit and surrounded by vast green open spaces to explore. We’re looking forward to launching the new homes for sale in due course.”
Maple Walk will be located just over half a mile from the centre of Liphook, offering residents access to its quaint independent high street, village pubs and ‘Good’ and ‘Excellent’ schools. Liphook also benefits from a host of high-quality leisure amenities such as the Liphook Millennium Hall and The Living Room Cinema, a quirky and intimate cinema in a converted car showroom. The idyllic South Downs National Park is on residents’ doorsteps, while commuting to the Capital is also easy, with trains to London Waterloo taking just over an hour. Maple Walk to Liphook station is under 30 minutes by foot, ideal for part-time commuters who are balancing working from home and travelling to the office.