Ian Prescott, land and partnerships director at Keepmoat Homes, on behalf of DVRC
, said: "We are delighted to have secured land and planning permission for another scheme with DVRC
mission to Empower Victims and Engage the Community to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence.
With developments at Middlestone Moor, Newton Aycliffe and Sherburn Hill - comprising 302 homes - already well under way, DVRC
recently secured planning permission for building at Dipton (56 homes) and Peterlee (84).
is a joint venture initiative between Durham County Council and Keepmoat Homes.
spokesman said public exhibitions and consultations about the plan had been held.
Richard Bass, DVRC
board member and managing director with Keepmoat New Build, said: "Whilst we are delighted that The Durham Villages Regeneration Company application to build new homes at Flint Hill has been granted, we are well aware that the proposal has not been popular with some of the villagers." He said a consultation with residents had reduced the original scheme from 63 to 54 houses.
A partnership between regeneration specialists Keepmoat Ltd and the city council, DVRC
has, over the past decade, delivered a pounds 100m regeneration programme.
Keepmoat's David Carmichael said: "It is great to see more community facilities being developed as part of DVRC
's work - particularly when they are as cutting-edge as this green centre and the new swimming pool and leisure centre at Freeman's Place."
The project complements the predominantly private Hunter's Gate development at the other end of the village - a scheme which contributed significantly to the pounds 20m investment in community facilities made by DVRC
is a partnership between the City of Durham and national regeneration group Keepmoat.
The pounds 13.4m facility is the most recent community asset to be funded by the Durham Villages Regeneration Company (DVRC
) - a joint venture between the City of Durham Council and Keepmoat.
The main focus is in Durham, where the company builds on behalf of Durham Villages Regeneration Company (DVRC
) - a partnership between parent company Keepmoat and the City of Durham Council.