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Developer to deliver 95 'affordable' homes on new Stortford estate

Developer to deliver 95 'affordable' homes on new Stortford estate

Developer to deliver 95 'affordable' homes on new Stortford estate

02 June 2022

Bellway North London hopes to be able to welcome the first residents into their new homes at St James' Park in early 2023.


Is Stortford housebuilding costing us too much or are we ignoring the benefits?

Is Stortford housebuilding costing us too much or are we ignoring the benefits?

Is Stortford housebuilding costing us too much or are we ignoring the benefits?

02 May 2022

Award-winning Economics in Ten podcaster Gavin Simpson, who was born and brought up in Stortford, delves into the housing development issue...


Bovis nears halfway point in building over 700 homes at Stortford Fields

Bovis nears halfway point in building over 700 homes at Stortford Fields

Bovis nears halfway point in building over 700 homes at Stortford Fields

04 April 2022

As third phase of 96 properties nears completion, the housebuilder has begun work on the fourth phase of 41 new homes.


Pandemic fuels demand for East Herts homes as sales rise 30%

Pandemic fuels demand for East Herts homes as sales rise 30%

Pandemic fuels demand for East Herts homes as sales rise 30%

02 March 2022

Research by Savills shows 3,857 properties were sold in 2021, up from 2,973 in 2019 – but the number coming onto the market was down 15%.


Grants to make East Herts homes warmer, cheaper and greener

Grants to make East Herts homes warmer, cheaper and greener

Grants to make East Herts homes warmer, cheaper and greener

01 December 2021

Scheme open to owners, private tenants and people in social rented accommodation where the home has low energy rating and low income.


Bellway buys second site at St James' Park for 155 homes

Bellway buys second site at St James' Park for 155 homes

Bellway buys second site at St James' Park for 155 homes

11 November 2021

The deal means the housebuilder will be constructing 374 of the 750 homes planned at Countryside's 131-acre scheme off Whittington Way.


East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

16 September 2021

District council leader Linda Haysey appointed chairwoman of newly-formed Hertfordshire Infrastructure and Development Board.


Lorry drivers ignoring Sawbridgeworth road closure signs causing HGV havoc

Lorry drivers ignoring Sawbridgeworth road closure signs causing HGV havoc

Lorry drivers ignoring Sawbridgeworth road closure signs causing HGV havoc

03 September 2021

The West Road woes have been described by town, district and county councillor Eric Buckmaster as “beyond the pale”.


First residents set to move into Stortford's Goodsyard in early 2022

First residents set to move into Stortford's Goodsyard in early 2022

First residents set to move into Stortford's Goodsyard in early 2022

18 August 2021

First show home at railway station development – one of 149 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats from £265,000 – to open September 25.


Pandemic fuels property boom in Stortford area as sales rise 45%

Pandemic fuels property boom in Stortford area as sales rise 45%

Pandemic fuels property boom in Stortford area as sales rise 45%

04 August 2021

But there's an imbalance between supply and demand as number of homes for sale in first half of 2021 drops 21% compared to first half of 2019.


First flats at Stortford's Goods Yard development reserved by buyers

First flats at Stortford's Goods Yard development reserved by buyers

First flats at Stortford's Goods Yard development reserved by buyers

28 April 2021

Bellway's The Exchange is the first residential phase within the wider £200m regeneration scheme around the railway station by Solum.


'How can I ensure purchase of my dream property doesn't become a nightmare?'

'How can I ensure purchase of my dream property doesn't become a nightmare?'

'How can I ensure purchase of my dream property doesn't become a nightmare?'

07 March 2021

Karen Chui, from Nockolds' residential property team based in Bishop's Stortford, has advice on how to ensure moving home goes as smoothly as possible


'Stamp duty holiday extension is news the housing market hoped for'

'Stamp duty holiday extension is news the housing market hoped for'

'Stamp duty holiday extension is news the housing market hoped for'

04 March 2021

Bishop's Stortford estate agent Savills welcomes Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget property market measures.


Buy-to-rent firm snaps up 66 apartments at Goods Yard development

Buy-to-rent firm snaps up 66 apartments at Goods Yard development

Buy-to-rent firm snaps up 66 apartments at Goods Yard development

25 February 2021

Kooky bought two of the five blocks next to Stortford station as part of plans to acquire a portfolio of properties in key locations around London.


Almost 5% of homes in East Herts are worth at least £1m

Almost 5% of homes in East Herts are worth at least £1m

Almost 5% of homes in East Herts are worth at least £1m

19 February 2021

At 4.7% of the district's housing stock, it is the eighth highest concentration of £1m-plus homes of any local authority in the region.


Stortford estate agent urges Government to help buyers hardest hit by pandemic

Stortford estate agent urges Government to help buyers hardest hit by pandemic

Stortford estate agent urges Government to help buyers hardest hit by pandemic

05 February 2021

"Many elderly and retired people who want to downsize are prevented from doing so because of the eye-watering high tax bill they will face."


Residential site in Spellbrook to go under the hammer

Residential site in Spellbrook to go under the hammer

Residential site in Spellbrook to go under the hammer

30 November 2020

The half-acre plot, with planning permission for two four-bedroom houses, is expected to be sold at auction for at least £500,000.


Developer eyes January to start building 200 new homes in Sawbridgeworth

Developer eyes January to start building 200 new homes in Sawbridgeworth

Developer eyes January to start building 200 new homes in Sawbridgeworth

28 November 2020

News that development work is to begin on land off West Road has sparked concerns among residents.


Buyers swap city life for Stortford as sales of £1m+ homes in East Herts up 35%

Buyers swap city life for Stortford as sales of £1m+ homes in East Herts up 35%

Buyers swap city life for Stortford as sales of £1m+ homes in East Herts up 35%

29 October 2020

Affluent buyers looking for more space and change of lifestyle are behind the boom, according to North Street estate agent Savills.


Lockdown lifestyle and stamp duty break boost East Herts house sales by 111%

Lockdown lifestyle and stamp duty break boost East Herts house sales by 111%

Lockdown lifestyle and stamp duty break boost East Herts house sales by 111%

17 September 2020

Savills says 456 agreed house sales in the district were recorded in the four weeks to mid-August – more than double the 2019 figure.


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