Ultra-modern 'green' housing estate which 'puts people before cars' planned for Derbyshire

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An ultra-modern “green” housing estate where residents would be encouraged to make friends with neighbours and “people would come before cars” is being proposed for Derbyshire.

The plans are for a “customisable” communal housing project including 36 homes in Belper – aimed at promoting low carbon and shared living.

The application, from Hothouse Cohousing, Futures Housing Group, Angela Clayton and Philip Waterfall, would see 25 houses and 11 flats built on disused allotments off Holbrook Road.

Papers submitted with the application say the development would have “an emphasis on communal spaces and a low carbon lifestyle” and would be “a place where people come before cars”.

It would sit opposite St Swithun’s Church and stretch

 link source - Derby Telegraph

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