Two new partnerships deals, one in Milton Keynes and the other in West London, are worth an estimated £420m combined

Partnerships housebuilder Countryside has been picked to deliver two schemes providing more than 1,500 homes.

The Vistry Group-owned subsidiary has been selected by Milton Keynes Council to deliver 930 homes in Newport Pagnell. 


A computer generated image of the Newport Pagnell scheme

Half of the £275m development will consist of affordable housing in the form of affordable rent, shared ownership and social rent. 

Plans for the Newport Pagnell development will also include a primary school, a playing field, a wellbeing centre and commercial hub.

In London, Countryside has also secured a Pre-construction Service Agreement with Network Homes for a project to build 575 homes in Southall, Ealing.

The West London development has a potential contract value of £145m. It will include four buildings varying in height from 15 to 23-storeys.

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It will provide 174 affordable homes, with the remaining 401 to be offered under build to rent by private landlord Grainger. 

“Our unique and leading partnerships model enables us to work with our partners on delivering much-needed homes across the UK,” Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive of Vistry Group, said.

“Our selection for these two major developments reflects our expertise and commitment to provide quality homes and lasting communities.” 

Countryside merged with housebuilder Vistry last November in a £1.1bn deal. 

In July, Vistry reported a 12% drop in completions but said it was still on course to post adjusted pre-tax profit of £450m for this year.