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Construction begins on Gardner Close affordable housing development

Cllr-Farah-Hussain-Cllr-Jas-Athwal-and-Marc-VlessingCouncillor Jas Athwal and Councillor Farah Hussain kicked off construction

Affordable housing developer Pocket Living has broken ground on its latest project on Gardner Close in Wanstead.

“Pocket Living will transform the disused garage site into a two-storey building offering 20 affordable one-bedroom homes for first-time buyers – with a 20% discount off the full market value,” said a spokesperson.

Pocket Living’s commitment to delivering affordable housing has been backed by the Mayor of London, who in 2017 provided the company with a £25m loan to develop sites like Gardner Close.

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