Mersea Homes and Countryside are the lead developers on an urban expansion in Mile End, Colchester.
Colne have already taken handover of 10 Affordable Rent units with Mersea Homes and are due to take handover of a further 11 Affordable Rent units and 4 Shared Ownership units with Countryside in July 2017.
Linnet Homes will be managing the Shared Ownership units on behalf of Colne Housing Society.
The development has approximately 1,600 new homes planned over several years. In addition to the new homes, a community centre, primary school and secondary school are planned with large open spaces.