Barratt Homes announces £34 million contribution to Thames Valley area

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Barratt David Wilson North Thames contributed £34.6 million last year to communities across Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Essex, according to its Socio-Economic Footprint report.

This included £28.4 million on physical works such as highway and environmental improvements, affordable homes and community facilities. Additionally, £6.2 million was contributed in support of community and social infrastructure through planning and Government schemes, resulting in the launch of new parks, playgrounds, and schools.

The report underscores the social and economic impact of Barratt David Wilson North Thames on the surrounding areas. Notably, the company donated £79,500 directly to local charities, and employees volunteered over 250 hours throughout the year. Furthermore, the company emphasised its commitment to biodiversity by opening 16.2 hectares of public open space and private gardens.

Almost all timber used in construction was sustainably sourced, and construction waste has been reduced by 37% since 2015. Last year, 710 new homes, including 149 affordable ones, were unveiled, with plans for more in 2024.

Marc Woolfe, Sales and Marketing Director, expressed pride in the company’s contribution to local infrastructure, charitable causes, and nature, promising continued efforts in the future. Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes are actively constructing new homes in various locations across the region.

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