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Hi-tech scheme to be developed on former MoD site


Housing provider Stonewater and The Space Quantum Company are teaming up to build a development of hi-tech, energy-efficient affordable homes in Wiltshire.The scheme is being built on a former Ministry of Defence brownfield site and will comprise of 18 homes – a mix of affordable houses and flats at Langton Park in Wroughton, Swindon.Stonewater is working in partnership with Swindon Borough Council to bring forward the homes, which is also being supported by £1.14m of Homes England funding.To develop these homes, Stonewater and appointed agent Taylor Lewis is working with The Space Quantum Company, and its modern methods of construction partner, Holistic Housing Solutions, to create a bespoke ‘Stonewater Home’ that will be designed to its own specification.The specially designed properties, featuring construction components made off-site, will include a range of new technology to lower their carbon footprint by about 70 per cent.They will have solar panels for heating and hot water, infra-red radiant heating systems, low-energy LED lighting and smart technology to control heating, lighting, security, and safety measures.