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Land deal paves way for almost 100 homes


Residential developer Forge New Homes has acquired a seven-acre site in Pilsley to pave the way for the construction of almost 100 homes.The developer has secured planning approval to build 98 properties on the newly acquired site, which previously formed unused farmland.The project comprises a mixture of bungalows and two, three and four-bedroom houses for sale, shared ownership and affordable rent.This will be the first development for Forge New Homes, which operates in the Sheffield City Region and is backed by five housing associations – Great Places Housing Group, Yorkshire Housing, Together Housing Group, South Yorkshire Housing Association and The Guinness Partnership.Jenny Walker, legal director and land acquisition specialist at Shakespeare Martineau, led the deal.