New development

Vistry Group has been granted planning consent for a £78m development of 350 homes in Beaconside, Stafford. The 95-acre site has been acquired in partnership with Barratt Homes on a 50:50 basis and has a combined GDV of £156m. Vistry’s share will include 350 homes, across an extensive product range comprising one bed flats and bungalows, two bed bungalows and houses, and three, four and five bed homes. Thirty per cent of the homes built will be affordable housing, with the remainder for private


As part of the scheme, the housebuilders will provide for upgraded highways infrastructure to support the delivery of a Local Centre and Care Home, while a further 1.05 hectares of serviced land will be made available for a primary school and allotments. The builders will make a combined £10m contribution to the community, going towards local primary and secondary schools, a Special Area of Conservation, and sports and leisure facilities.

The new development is situated in the Beaconside area of Stafford, offering excellent connections as well as convenient access to local amenities.