An eco-friendly housing scheme could soon be a reality for a small Wiltshire village.

Newland Homes has bought the Sandleaze Farm site in Worton, where they want to build a 26-zero-carbon-homes.

Eight of these are set to be affordable homes for shared ownership or affordable rent on the 5.14 acre site.

This would be mixed in with family homes to the ever-popular village.

The Sandleaze Farm site was granted outline planning permission in December 2021. 

Instead of using fossil fuels for heat or power, homes use renewable technology in the form of solar panels and air source heat pumps, meaning they work on the basis of creating as much prime energy as they need to run.

Simon Richardson, Associate Land Director at Newland Homes, comments: “This is a spectacular site with great potential, and we will now start work on creating a development befitting of this location.”