The development project for housing in Stepps has been approved by North Lanarkshire Council. Barratt Homes West Scotland and Cala Homes (West) will build 199 homes in which 30 of them will be classed affordable.
This project will create a new village green, active travel routes and a play park. Economic impact analysis commissioned by Barratt and Cala earlier this year estimates that the new development will cost £31m to build and generate an additional £34m of gross value.
The gross amount (GVA) is added for over the four-year construction phase. The development is expected to secure 63 direct construction jobs each year including four apprenticeships and supports a further 84 jobs in the supply chain and wider local economy.
The planning permission in the site was granted in principle for a residential development of up to 200 homes in 2018. It was also allocated for housing development in the North Lanarkshire Modified Proposed Local Development Plan.