CASE STUDY: Daedalus Village, Gosport | Wates

New 200 home seafront home development on preserved historic military complex.

New homes
Project investment in region
Homes allocated as shared ownership housing

Wates Residential and Homes England have joined forces in a scheme that will see 200 new homes built at pace at the historic location of Daedalus, the former Royal Naval Air Station at Lee-on-the-Solent.

The project, named Daedalus Village will see Wates directly invest £25m into regenerating the site, dramatically increasing the number of new homes available in Gosport.

The project is scheduled to start on site in spring 2018 with completion expected in spring 2020, delivering homes at a much faster pace than customary for the market.

  • The 200 properties will consist of 120 private homes and 80 shared ownership homes.
  • Wates appointed JTP, architects and master planners, to develop a vision for the area.
  • The design of the new homes will celebrate the areas rich heritage by using traditional brick facades and tiled roofs, with a network of green spaces and play areas also being created.
  • Wates will build the 200 homes split equally across two parcels: East and West which will collectively measure approximately 5.56 ha of land.

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