Work restarts on Ribble Valley housing development

Reilly Developments has restarted work on the third phase of its Stonewater Close development in Barrow, Clitheroe, following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

The first two phases, which were built between 2015 and 2018, included 16 homes. The latest phase, due for completion in 2021, will see ten modern bungalows added.

Michael Reilly, director of the Chorley-based developer, said: “Bungalows are no longer perceived as just an option for ‘downsizing’ at retirement. The more modern and bespoke bungalow developments now attract younger families looking for larger living spaces on a single-level and plenty of outdoor space."

Harrison Drury solicitors, based in Clitheroe, was appointed by Reilly Developments to continue to manage property sales and conveyancing services to prospective buyers after supporting them with phase two of the development in 2018.

Wendy Newbury, senior associate solicitor at Harrison Drury said: “This is an interesting time for the housing market. There’s likely to be pent-up demand for new homes following the lockdown and we may also see changes in the types of homes people are looking for. Homes with ample outside space and larger living areas are likely to be in high demand, so developments like Stonewater Close are going to be popular."

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