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Construction commences on our affordable homes scheme in Edgmond, Shropshire

Lion Inn

We’re working with Upper Langley Homes to deliver 24 affordable homes in the beautiful Shropshire village of Edgmond near Newport.

Our new development, located on land adjacent to the Edgmond Lion Pub, will comprise 18 homes for affordable rent and six homes available under a shared ownership scheme. All of the homes provided in the scheme will be two-bed or three-bedroom houses.

As part of the highway works, a new vehicle speed awareness sign is being installed adjacent to the Edgmond Lion to monitor speed in the village at the new highway junction. By displaying real-time speed information to motorists, the sign will prompt increased caution and attentiveness whilst driving.

Rachel Wood, our Senior Regeneration Officer said: “We are pleased to be contributing to community life in Edgmond by providing 24 affordable homes and a new speed awareness sign.

“Our homes in the village will include properties available for both affordable rent and shared ownership therefore meeting a variety of housing need. We are proud to be offering a route to homeownership, in a highly desirable location, where otherwise some might have been excluded by the market.”

During a recent site meeting, the vehicle speed equipment was formally handed over to the parish council, to be used as part of its Speed Indicator Device (SID) Project. They will use the data to monitor speeds and help promote road safety in the community.

A representative from Edgmond Parish Council said: “Additional SID for our speed awareness scheme is welcomed. We look forward to welcoming the new residents, many of which will have existing links to the Parish.  We sincerely hope that they will be very happy in their new homes and that they will enjoy joining our community.”

The nominations process for rented properties will favour applicants from within the village and wider community having a local connection. Anyone interested in applying for one of the affordable rent homes must do so via Telford and Wrekin Council. Further information about the shared ownership properties will be shared as construction progresses.

If you are interested in stepping on to the property ladder through the shared ownership route,  please contact our Sales Team  ( for more information.

To apply for one of the affordable rent homes you must be registered on the housing waiting list at Telford and Wrekin Council.