English Partnerships selects contractor to build 430 homes on former hospital site

Contractor Galliford Try has been selected by national regeneration agency English Partnerships to take forward a 430-unit scheme in Colchester, Essex.

The Turner Village project, which will be built on a former hospital site, is being regenerated under EP’s Hospital Site’s Programme. Overall, around 100 redundant hospital sites will be brought back into use.

Homes on 24-acre development will be built to EcoHomes “excellent” and construction is expected to begin in late summer 2007.