John Southworth and Irwell Valley Homes worked collaboratively to deliver a total of fifteen, 2 and 3 bedroomed, timber framed houses on this new development in Denton, Manchester. Across two streets, both in close proximity to each other, seven properties were built on Denbigh Road and eight on Heanor Avenue.

With challenging times at the time of build, the tenants would not only enjoy the low-carbon features of their homes, but benefit from the affordable rent offered – 20% below the market rate in the area.

Conveniently located just over one mile from Denton town centre, this development was further enhanced with the local schools, shops, parks, beauty spots, leisure and entertainment facilities available, making it perfect for families. The excellent public transport and motorway network added to these benefits.

Built with care, retaining green space and historic trees, the green features of these properties included EV charging points, panel heaters, heat pump hot water cylinders and enhanced insulation, all instrumental in keeping energy bills low for tenants.

Committed to adding social value

We are committed to building and contributing to communities and delivering a social return on investment.

  • 85% of materials purchased locally
  • 30% of subcontractors appointed locally
  • 100% of local labour
  • Support training and apprentices with work placements and new apprenticeships
  • Encouraged resident participation with the distribution of introductory and quarterly newsletters and regular meetings, keeping them informed of the works taking place
  • Arranged a litter pick in the surrounding area, including skips, involving local residents
  • Constructed a new material garden locally to the site