De­vel­oper poised for rise in new homes

House builder out­lines tar­get for the year ahead

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Business Telegraph - By Paul Grin­nell paul.grin­nell@jpress.co.uk Twit­ter: @PTPaulGrin­nell

A lead­ing house builder based in Peter­bor­ough says it is plan­ning to build more than 600 new homes across the re­gion this year. Per­sim­mon Homes East Mid­lands, in Com­merce Road, Lynch Wood, says it will con­tinue build­ing in Peter­bor­ough, Bed­ford and Bos­ton.

But the de­vel­oper also has plans to de­liver new homes in Ter­ring­ton St Cle­ment, Norfolk, and Water­beach, as the year con­tin­ues.

Its an­nounce­ment comes af­terthe­firm­re­vealedthat its com­ple­tion rate last year rose by 16 per cent on the pre­vi­ous year.

Per­sim­mon Homes East Mid­lands man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Si­mon McDon­ald said: “2016 was an ex­cel­lent year for the busi­ness.

“Our le­gal com­ple­tions across the UK in­creased by 599 new homes to 15,171.

“Into 2017, we­haveal­ready for­ward sold many homes.”

Si­mon McDon­ald, man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Per­sim­mon Homes East Mid­lands.

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