Willmott Dixon reaches milestone at £70m Peterborough housing development

The Indigo development in Peterborough

A £70m housing development in Peterborough has reached a new milestone. 

Willmott Dixon has hosted a topping-out ceremony at its Indigo development for Cross Keys Homes (CKH).

The development will provide 315 rented homes offering a range of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes across two connected wings.

It will also include two commercial retail units once complete.

Also attending the ceremony alongside CKH were development partners Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority which contributed £12.5m grant funding towards the £70m development.

Willmott Dixon’s director, Dan Doyle, said: “It was fantastic to celebrate the topping out point of this flagship regeneration project with key stakeholders and project partners. 

“Many towns and cities are currently going through transformations, and we’re pleased to be playing a part in Peterborough city centre’s transformation by helping to provide high-quality, affordable housing working with Cross Keys Homes.”

The first properties will be ready for people to move into later this year.

Chief executive of Cross Keys Homes, Claire Higgins, said: “Willmott Dixon are true partners in every sense of the word and have really worked with us to make this fantastic scheme become a reality. 

“It’s a challenging site being built in challenging times and they have been absolutely superb from day one always working positively with us to iron out any problems whether that is the unpredictable weather or challenging ground conditions.

“We are committed to making a positive difference by providing homes that people can afford and are looking forward to seeing how our Indigo development will help to improve access to sustainable, modern city centre living.” 


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