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Sustainability Report 2021

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SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES Sustainability Report 19 Case study: Chase Farm, Gedling Chase Farm is a Keepmoat development on a brownfield former colliery site. Through our long term partnership with Homes England and Gedling Borough Council, we’re transforming the formerly contaminated site; providing affordable homes, jobs and environmental enhancements. Chase Farm is a great example of how working with partners we invest in local communities and deliver local benefits. We are providing affordable homes by regenerating a large brownfield site, are facilitating delivery of a major infrastructure project and creating connections into nature for the local community. Social impact 4 work placements 414 onsite training weeks 17 new jobs created 62 qualifications Establishment of community investment fund. Placemaking 50 hectare brownfield development for 925 homes, a primary school, a local retail area, amenity space, community investment and substantial infrastructure. s106 and affordable housing 10% affordable housing target and currently delivering 25% on Phase 1. Status Commenced on site in May 2017 with 219 homes delivered to date including fully volumetric modular homes. Environmental impact Green spaces and infrastructure across sites supporting flood mitigation, biodiversity and wellbeing 97% landfill diversion. Partner endorsement (Gedling Borough Council) “In addition to providing much needed new and affordable homes for the local community, Keepmoat have been partnering with local community stakeholders through the provision of apprenticeships, site-based work experience opportunities and facilitating interactive workshops with local schools. The purpose of these is to raise aspirations of local young people and provide them with opportunities to find out more information about careers within the construction sector.”