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This is what Edge Lane could look like after 150 new houses are built

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This could be oart of the changing face of Edge Lane after plans to build nearly 150 new homes in the area were approved.

Liverpool City Council gave the go ahead to Liverpool Mutual Homes’ (LMH) scheme for 145 affordable housing.

Building work is due to start as soon as March 2018 and new images offer a glimpse of what the development could look like.

The £20 million scheme will see affordable housing built on a plot bounded by Royston Street, Durning Road, Marmaduke Street and Edge Lane.

Three and four storey properties facing Edge Lane will hold just over 100 one and two bedroom apartments, which will be rent-to-buy homes.

The rent-to-buy scheme is aimed at potential future homeowners looking to get their foot on the property ladder.

Behind these new apartments, a further 38 homes will be built facing Roystone Street, with two and three bedroom homes available for LMH Shared Ownership customers.

LMH Chief Executive Steve Coffey said: “Bringing new affordable homes to Edge Lane is great news for the area and will contribute significantly to the exciting transformation underway in this part of our city.

A mock-up shared by Liverpool Mutual Homes shows what Edge Lane could look like after being transformed by 250 new houses

“As part of the main gateway to the city, the development will welcome visitors as well as providing much-needed low-cost home-ownership properties for local people.”

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