369 Affordable Homes planned for Preston Barracks, Brighton

Housing association Optivo (formerly AmicusHorizon & Viridian) have invested in land at Preston Barracks in Brighton with plans to construct 369 affordable homes. The project is hoped to be well underway by mid 2019 and will be one of the biggest regeneration projects in Brighton and Hove.

Optivo land and new business director Neill Tickle is quoted as saying: “We’re passionate about delivering new homes and are delighted to have completed this deal with U+I.

“This is a very exciting time for Brighton and we’re proud to be involved with such an ambitious masterplan that will create jobs and positively transform the area.

“It’s Optivo’s largest land-only deal to date and we’re keen to get started on building 369 much-needed quality homes as part of a buzzing new neighbourhood.”

The project will also see accommodation for 555 students along with workspace for start-up businesses and small firms – It is hoped that the multi million pound regeneration project will help to build a positive, thriving and rewarding community for the region.

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