Work on 700 homes planned for London Road could start as soon as August this year it has been announced this week.
The 72.6 acre site has been purchased by a partnership between local housing developers Barratt Northampton, David Wilson South Midlands and Bovis Homes Central Region.
The £173 million scheme includes 700 new homes as well as a new primary school, public open spaces, play areas, two football pitches, sports pavilion and significant local highway improvements.
A detailed application will be submitted in early June with plans to start work in August 2011. The first residents could move into the new homes in early 2012.
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