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Highways England has approved funding for three road schemes to unlock development of up to 10,000 homes.

The three roads schemes costing £45.5m will unlock housing developments in Leicestershire and Hampshire.

Highways England is contributing £20m from its £100m Growth and Housing Fund with developers and other public funding making up the balance.


Three funded schemes:

Anstey Lane (A46 / A560) delivering up to 2,378 homes – £5m Growth and Housing Fund, £2.8m private developers. Promoter Leicestershire County Council.
M1 junction 23 delivering up to 4,000 homes – £5m Growth and Housing Fund, £10m private funding / £3.2m local growth fund. Promoter Leicestershire County Council.
M27 junction 9 Whiteley Way, up to 3,500 homes – £9.9m Growth and Housing Fund, £3m Highways England Congestion Relief Fund. Promoter Hampshire County Council.


Highways England’s Growth and Housing Fund has so far made contributions of over £60m to 16 improvements to unlock over 30,000 new homes around Swindon, Exeter, Weston Super Mare, Darlington, Scunthorpe, Grantham, Warrington, Honiton, Derby, Foxdenton (Oldham), Taunton, Durham, Daventry, Leicester and Southampton.

Source: Construction Enquirer

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