55 affordable homes coming to Saffron Walden

National property consultancy, Carter Jonas, acting on behalf of a landowner and Turnstone Estates, has sold land on the site of the former Ashdon Road Commercial Centre to the east of Saffron Walden.

Following a competitive tender process, Stonebond Properties was selected as the preferred bidder and will deliver an all-affordable project of 55 homes on the circa 10 acre site on behalf of Clarion Housing Group.

This scheme represents the final stages of a larger adjacent development of 160 homes. The acquisition and build-out will complete the beneficial re-use of this former commercial site for much needed housing.

The first homes are due to be available from late 2023.

Richard Combes, Partner in Carter Jonas’ Cambridge office, commented: “Following Carter Jonas’ success in gaining planning consent for this site, we are pleased to have overseen the completion of the land sale to Stonebond. An attractive town with excellent transport links to both London and Cambridge, Saffron Walden is an excellent location which no doubt will be extremely popular with local people. For this reason, it is also very important that Stonebond Properties, together with Clarion Housing is committed to providing 100% affordable housing, to enable local people and others to buy or rent in Saffron Walden.’