Work underway on 50 new affordable homes for March

Addressing the pressing need for accessible and quality housing, Accent Housing and Burmor Construction proudly introduced their latest project on Norwood Road to esteemed guests from Fenland District Council in a ‘breaking ground’ ceremony.

The development is poised to bring 50 new affordable homes to the heart of March, comprising of all affordable rent properties. Completion on the site, supported by grant funding from Homes England, is expected in November 2025.

Sarah Ireland, Executive Director of Strategy and Growth at Accent Housing said: “Accent are delighted to be working with Burmor, as contractor on this construction project, once again. The 50 new homes at Norwood Road will be available for affordable rent, allowing local families and couples to build a life in a thriving market town community. Accent are committed to helping tackle the national housing crisis by developing and providing safe, sustainable homes. We look forward to welcoming our Norwood Road customers to the Accent Family during 2025.”

Sam Harwin, Associate Director at Burmor Construction said: "Hosting guests from Fenland District Council at our March site provided a valuable opportunity to showcase Burmor’s ongoing dedication to delivering high-quality, affordable homes for communities within the district. We are pleased to once again collaborate with our valued client, Accent Housing, on projects like Norwood Road. Together, we share a passion for constructing homes using methods that not only cater to present needs but also future-proof for generations to come. These approaches not only support financial stability for residents but also address the soaring cost of living by significantly lowering energy bills."

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