Official opening of modular houses in Telford
08 September 2017
The Wrekin Housing Trust unveiled the four two-bedroom homes, which were constructed in a factory, then transported and installed on site, during a special event attended by guests including the new tenants, on Friday 8th September.
The houses have been erected at the Trust’s Gordon Road development in Trench, Telford, and three of them already have tenants ready to move in, with the fourth being used as a show home to demonstrate the benefits of modular construction before occupation within the next couple of weeks.
The homes were commissioned as part of a pilot scheme by the Trust to test build speed, quality and tenant satisfaction.
David Hall, Head of Property at the Trust, said: “The houses look great. In fact, there’s no way of telling that they were built in a factory and transported to the site on the back of lorries to be assembled over the course of a week.
“I think the tenants who are due to move in will really appreciate the high-quality workmanship that has gone into creating the buildings.”
The installation of these modular homes is part of the wider development of affordable housing at the Gordon Road site by the Trust. The entire development will feature a total of 31 properties, made up of four one-bed, 25 two-bed, one three-bed and one four-bed homes.