A stunning housing development that has been built by a Bridlington charitable organisation on the site of a derelict dairy has been attracting praise from townsfolk.
The aptly named Dairy Close comprises of four cottages and four bungalows was financed entirely by the Lords Feoffees of Bridlington.
The brown-field site, situated off the lower part of Scarborough Road, was purchased by the Feoffees Trust in 2014.
As a former dairy, many Bridlingtonians will remember the fleets of milk floats that used to leave the building every morning laden with pints of milk in glass bottles.
Work on the site started with a full demolition in February 2018 and the building works commenced in August of that year.
All the properties were completed and made available to rent in June this year, with residents delighted with their new homes.
One of the residents who has recently moved in to a cottage said: “It’s like winning the lottery. The design and layout are fantastic and we have a lovely garden with views right down to the town and beyond to the sea.”
He added: “My wife and myself feel very lucky to have one of the cottages and the lovely layout of the cul-de-sac is an asset to the town”
Dr Allan Watson, the Deputy Chief Lord, was also delighted with the new development. He said: “The Lords Feoffees have invested £1.3 million in this build to benefit the town by significantly improving an ‘eyesore’ brown field site area.
The addition of the new residential rental properties to the Charity Estate achieves the aim of diversifying the property portfolio of the Trust.”