Watford Borough Council has granted permission to build 2,470 new homes, with a draft of 14,000 new homes.
400 in the Riverwell scheme (2015-2035), 500 in Sydney Road, and around 500 in Ascot Road. Of the 2,470 approved homes, 920 have been built.
In July 2017 Orion achieved planning for a mixed-use development led by 485 new homes, including 170 affordable. This new community will include cafes, shops, and space dedicated for community use, along a pedestrianised boulevard including woodland gardens, a tree-lined walk and landscaped areas.
Car Parking: A total of 206 spaces, 15 of them for disabled and 5 for visitors.
Also in the plans are 34 active and 4 passive electric vehicle charging points.
The scheme also provides secure cycle storage enclosure, enough for 1 cycle per apartment.
Weston Homes – The Laundry Works
Created on the site of the 100 year old Watford Laundry Factory, The Laundry Works will feature eight apartment buildings, 248 flats with a wide tree-lined boulevard with attractive landscaped podium gardens throughout.
The websites losts as “A modern collection of new 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses, created on the site of the old Watford Laundry Factory, within an area noted for its green spaces and decidedly village-like feel.” Starting at £279,000.
To include 167 car parking spaces and secure cycle parking.
Weston home also own Watford Cross on St Albans road with apartments also starting at £279,000.
Bob Weston, Chief Executive of Weston Homes, says: “Our acquisition of the Watford Laundry Factory is the part of a series of site purchases.
Another High Rise has planning permission for St Albans Road opposite at the range site.