Community projects in and around Leyland could have a share of £5,000 after Redrow announced the launch of its latest Community Fund.
We have set up the fund for our new development Worden Gardens in Leyland and applications are being invited from local charities, community groups and other good causes.
Redrow hopes to offer support to as many organisations and individuals as possible, promising to share out the cash pot accordingly.
“Rather than give out one or two large amounts, we’d prefer to help a greater number of groups or people with a smaller one, to make sure that as many people as possible can benefit,” explained Lesley Myers, sales manager for Redrow Homes (Lancashire), “so we’d encourage everyone who feels we could support them to apply for funding.
“It could be to buy new tables for a community hall, sponsor a sports team or provide outdoor play equipment for a toddler group. There are lots of different ways we can help because, as well as building new homes, our ethos is to create communities too and contribute positively to those areas in which we build.
“We are always delighted at the variety of requests that come our way, so we can’t wait to hear from people in and around Leyland about how we can help them.”
Worden Gardens will feature more than 200 homes from our award-winning Heritage Collection.
Set amid open countryside, on former farmland on the edge of Leyland, the development will include a significant extension of Worden Park to create a parkland area around Shaw Brook. This will expand the park boundary adjacent to the development, creating an improved area for new and existing residents to enjoy.
Lesley Myers, sales manager for Redrow Homes (Lancashire), said: “Worden Gardens offers a great work life balance. Situated on the edge of Leyland, surrounded by fields, yet within easy reach of nearby towns and cities, it’s great for commuters, couples and families.
“Worden Park is on the doorstep and we’re contributing to an extension of the park next to the development around Shaw Brook, so there are plenty of open places for residents to relax and play.”
As part of the planning agreement, We will contribute £1.9 million towards community infrastructure, £1.2 million to off-site affordable housing provision, and £123,000 to extend Worden Park.
The community fund is an additional voluntary fund provided by Redrow to the local community.
The first homes will be released at Worden Gardens at the end of January, priced from around £285,000.