BTP-designed housing scheme in Congleton gets green light 

A new housing development designed by BTP in a desirable semi-rural area has been granted planning permission by Cheshire East Council.

BTP has designed 94 homes across two sites off Manchester Road and Biggs Way in Congleton, on a development to be named Giantswood Grove
BTP is working for Laurus Homes (part of Trafford Housing Trust) and Seddon Construction on the contract worth around £8 million.

Work is expected to start on site later this year.

The scheme will provide a range of two to five-bedroom homes with 70% private sale and 30% shared ownership/affordable rent.

Paul Westhead, Head of New Business Development,Trafford Housing Trust said: “We are delighted these new homes in Congleton have received the go ahead from Cheshire East Council. The properties have been designed with real attention to detail from BTP and will provide a range of private and affordable housing options for local people.”

The detail in BTP’s design of the properties reflects the high land values in the area.

This includes a mix of different elevations, larger floor areas and garages to maximise return on for sale units.To facilitate selling off plan, the four-bed homes have interchangeable floor plates, with the option of either en-suites or Jack and Jill bathrooms on the first floor.Vicky Saunders, Managing Director at BTP said: “We are looking forward to continuing to work closely with Laurus Homes and Seddon Construction on this exciting project now that planning permission has been secured.”BTP are a highly skilled team of architects and design professionals based outside Manchester with a strong track record over the past 70 years in a range of architectural fields.For more information on the homes available at this development please visit

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