Eight new so­cial houses to be built at Cher­ry­or­chard

Enniscorthy Guardian - - NEWS -

Eight new coun­cil houses will be built in En­nis­cor­thy in the com­ing months.

Con­tracts were signed last week for the new housing de­vel­op­ment at Cher­ry­or­chard.

The houses which are be­ing built by Kil­gar­van De­vel­op­ments in Welling­ton- bridge will be lo­cated at the cor­ner of the Ross Road/Gort na Greine round­about, En­nis­cor­thy.

The project will in­volve the con­struc­tion of the eight houses and as­so­ci­ated site works. The houses com­prise four semi de­tached two storey thee bed hous- es and four semi de­tached bun­ga­lows, two of which are three bed while two are two bed homes.

The bun­ga­lows are de­signed for peo­ple with spe­cial needs and have been de­signed with oc­cu­pa­tional ther­a­pist’s rec­om­men­da­tions. Ten­ants for the four bun­ga­lows have al­ready been iden­ti­fied while the four two storey homes will be al­lo­cated to peo­ple on the coun­cil’s housing list.

The high spec homes will have an en­ergy rat­ing of A3 and are ex­pected to be com­pleted by next sum­mer.

At the con­tract sign­ing at coun­cil cham­bers in En­nis­cor­thy were, back row: Ken Jones, housing en­gi­neer; Cllr John O’Rourke, Cllr Wil­lie Ka­vanagh, John Car­ley, di­rec­tor of ser­vices and James Brown TD. Front: Padraig O’Gor­man, housing de­part­ment, Wex­ford...

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