Honour for South Riding author
WINIFRED Holtby, author of blockbusting novel now a Sunday night TV mustsee, has been honoured by housebuilder Redrow.
The novelist and journalist is to have a development in Cottingham, near Hull, named after her. Redrow has won permision to build 108 two, three and four-bedroom homes on a 10-acre site in Dunswell Road and will call it Holtby Gardens.
Construction is now underway and the first properties are due to be released for sale in April. Winifred Holtby’s family lived locally in Thwaite Street in Cottingham. For details on Holtby Gardens, call 0845 676 0500 or see www.redrow.co.uk.