Barton Willmore, one of the UK's leading planning consultancies, have produced a report demonstrating the potential risks of Greater Manchester not providing enough new homes over the coming years. The impact of increasing Greater Manchester's housebuilding rate is demonstrated below. The full Barton Willmore report is available here.


 

  • Direct (On & offsite) Construction Jobs
  • Direct Construction Output £GVA
  • Indirect Construction Jobs
  • Number of New Residents Accomodated
  • Number of New Residents in Employment
  • Resident Workforce £GVA
  • Growth in Annual Commercial Expenditure £
  • Council Tax Payments £

11,000 HOMES PER ANNUM

  • 20,324
  • 0.8bn
  • 14,227
  • 20,324
  • 11,142
  • 458m
  • 183m
  • 19,294,000

16,000 HOMES PER ANNUM

  • 29,562
  • 1.1bn
  • 20,693
  • 29,562
  • 16,206
  • 667m
  • 267m
  • 28,064,000

 

The Home Builders Federation estimates that, across Greater Manchester, increasing the number of new homes built would:

  • Support over 19,000 extra new jobs
  • Create 177 additional graduate and apprentice positions
  • Contribute over £7m more to the education budgets of local authorities
  • Produce an extra £5.7m in council tax revenue
  • See over 1,000 extra affordable homes developed

You can read the HBF's full report on housing in the North West here.