Thetford tenants move into low-cost homes

Rebecca Gough A multi-million pound affordable housing scheme was unveiled in Thetford as tenants were formally welcomed into their new homes. The 15-home scheme on Saxon Bank includes triple glazed windows to minimise heat loss, large glass panes on all south-facing walls to harness the heat of the sun and special insulation.

Rebecca Gough

A multi-million pound affordable housing scheme was unveiled in Thetford as tenants were formally welcomed into their new homes.

The 15-home scheme on Saxon Bank includes triple glazed windows to minimise heat loss, large glass panes on all south-facing walls to harness the heat of the sun and special insulation.

Air source heating systems also recycle heat and sustainable materials such as timber were used to keep the development's carbon footprint to a minimum.


You may also want to watch:


The mix of one, two and three-bedroom houses and flats will be available to people on Breckland Council's housing register.

Executive member for planning, health and house at the council, said: “We know local people and our local communities need and want these developments. We are committed to increasing affordable housing and good quality homes for Breckland that we can all be proud of.”

Most Read

The �2m Suffolk Housing Society scheme was officially opened by chairman of Breckland council, John Rogers, who unveiled a specially commissioned paving stone.

Managing director of development company Iceni Homes, said: “This is a shining example of high quality, sustainable development which we hope will set a benchmark for the future.”

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus