Published Friday 20 March 2015 at 16:37
A major new housing with care development is a step closer after plans were approved.
Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Planning and Highway Committee gave plans for an extra care scheme with adjacent bungalows the green light at a meeting.
The site will be developed by Twin Valley Homes in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and builders, Keepmoat.
This is a £13m investment by Blackburn with Darwen’s biggest social landlord, a member of the Together Housing Group, including £2m funding from the Homes and Communities Agency.
Here Councillor Mohammed Khan, Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care, speaks about the news the plans have been approved: