Filey Fields housing development new name gives a nod to its past

The new housing development scheme under way in Filey Fields Farm will be named 'Filey Fields Court' because developers want to acknowledge its past.

Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 10:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 11:13 am
Filey Fields Court development

The scheme is being developed by Housing 21 in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council. It will provide one and two-bedroomed apartments for people over the age of 55. The Extra Care development will also offer a 24-hour on-site care team, a café/bistro, hair salon and communal lounge.

Cllr Carl Maw, Scarborough Borough Council cabinet member for stronger communities and housing, said: “We are pleased that the name for the new scheme is reflective of the locality and its past. We are also pleased to see the progress with the building of the new scheme."

Claire Charlton, head of Extra Care at Housing 21, said: “We are so pleased to announce the name of this new scheme for local people in Filey. It was only right to name our Extra Care development after Filey Fields Farm.

“It is also great to be able to continue to make progress on this scheme as the impact it will have on the community upon opening is certainly beyond measure.”

The Extra Care development is set for completion in May. The first residents are expected to move into their new homes a month later.

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