The new development at the former Our Lady’s school site has been hit by the failure of its building contractor.
All the “for sale” units have been reserved and work is well advanced.
The developers – Yorkshire Housing – have not issued a statement nor has the York Council which claimed to have facilitated the development
There is no information on the Hobstones web site
Last November Southdale described the development as;
“Fourteen of the 55 homes at Hobstone will be for sale and the rest of the homes will available to rent at below market rates to families on average or low incomes.
Located on the site of the former Our Lady’s Primary school the houses look out onto Hob Moor. Built by Southdale and designed by award-winning architects Brewster Bye, the homes offer high quality energy, efficient accommodation with decent sized rooms and tasteful fittings”.
The for sale units proved to be popular with prices around £170,,000.
The development became controversial when the Labour Council almost doubled the number of units to be built on the former school site with local residents voicing concerns about “over-development” and fearing an adverse impact on Hob Moor and local traffic volumes.