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Planners grant permission for 125 affordable homes in Portslade


A scheme to build 125 “affordable” homes in Portslade has been granted detailed planning permission despite some concerns from neighbours.Work is expected to start on the £35 million new estate, off Overdown Rise, in Mile Oak, in the autumn and should take about two and a half years to complete.The owner, Britain’s biggest housing association Clarion, said that the scheme would be 100 per cent affordable.It bought the site earlier this year from Crest Nicholson, the commercial housebuilder.