Essex-based housing association delivers new affordable apartments

Essex-based housing association CHP has delivered a block of 30 shared ownership apartments at the new Chelmer Waterside development in Chelmsford.

Looking over the River Chelmer, these waterside properties offer a collection of one, two, three and four bedroom apartments available for shared ownership and affordable rent. The Taylor Wimpey development features a public square and plenty of green space.

CHP already has nine affordable rent properties on the development and will take handover of a further 60 affordable rent properties in spring 2022. These are comprised of a mix of one to three bedroom apartments. In total CHP will manage 106 properties on this contemporary development – 37 for shared ownership and 69 for affordable rent. The affordable rent properties will be advertised for letting via Chelmsford City Councils Choice Based Lettings website-

Chelmer Waterside, has been awarded a Seal of Excellence by the National House Building Council (NHBC), alongside Site Manager, Ryan Dunn, from housebuilders Taylor Wimpey.

Jemma Farleigh, Head of New Homes, Growth and Partnerships said: “We are so pleased to have been able to deliver these high specification affordable apartments in such a sought after location. This contributes to our work to tackle the housing crisis by providing new homes for affordable rent and shared ownership.”

To be considered for shared ownership properties at this development when they become available please register with Help to Buy at