Weston Homes has announced that it has sold a selection of apartments to Haig Housing Trust at its Hawkins Wharf development in Colchester.
The collection of four two bedroom, two bathroom apartments are situated in the riverside blocks, the final phase of homes available at the development and will be available to ex service personnel and their families via the housing trust.
Bob Weston CEO of Weston Homes commented: “At Weston Homes we always look for ways to help local communities, families, first time buyers and those in need of affordable housing. We are delighted be able to provide quality new homes to ex service personnel and their families via Haig Housing Trust."
Haig Housing Trust is the leading UK provider of rental housing for ex service people and the strategic housing partner for Help for Heroes. Haig Housing has over 1,300 properties ranging from family homes, maisonettes and apartments throughout the UK which are available for rent. The trust specialise in housing solutions for severely wounded and disabled service and ex service personnel.
James Richardson, Chief Executive of Haig Housing said, “these properties have been purchased as part of our commitment to develop a unique ‘Veterans Pathway’ in Colchester, funded by the Veteran’s Accommodation Fund. We are working with Riverside Housing and Stoll using our joint expertise to combine housing and support for veterans. Following early social interventions, long term housing is vital for veterans and we are delighted to have a presence in Colchester – an area with such a strong Military connection.”
Overlooking the River Colne, Hawkins Wharf is situated in the heart of Colchester and provides high quality spacious apartments for a range of purchasers.
Each apartment comprises of sleek and stylish fully fitted designer Oakwood kitchens with high-gloss units and integrated appliances including fan oven, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. The bathrooms and ensuites are generously sized and have polished and unpolished porcelain floor and wall tiles, ‘Roca Laura’ and ‘Laufen Pro’ suite, fitted mirrors, and a heated towel rail.
Hythe Station is half a mile away providing links to the City and Colchester station is around two miles away, which provides direct links into Liverpool Street in around 50 minutes. Stansted Airport is approximately 30 miles away and the A12 is ideal for those looking to get to the M25.
Prices for two bedroom apartments at Hawkins Wharf start at £149,500. For more information about the development please call the sales and marketing suite on 01206 796950, Weston Homes on 01279 873 300 or visit www.weston-homes.com.