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Colchester, Essex

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Launching Spring 2021!

This development is due to launch Spring 2021, with first completions estimated Summer 2021. The development will consist of 100 units in total, 30 of which are affordable housing.

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Development off Chitts Hill, Colchester

As you may be aware, planning permission was granted by Colchester Borough Council in December 2019 for a development off Chitts Hill, Colchester.

The development will consist of 100 new homes and will include a range of two to four-bedroom houses, bungalows and apartments. 30 of the homes will be Affordable Homes, including rented and shared ownership which will be delivered in partnership with a housing association. The final masterplan for the site is shown below:


This development is being built by Hopkins Homes, one of the largest independent house builders in East Anglia. We pride ourselves on the quality of the homes we create and the strength of our links with the local community.

Preparation work will commence this month and work on construction of the development will start in February, with the first homes being completed in February 2021.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I get in touch with the site team?

We have created a Community Liaison Service so you can ask questions or raise any concerns relating to our work or our contractors. This service is handled by Athene Communications and we are required to inform you that your data (name and contact details if provided) will be stored for the sole purpose of responding to your query. Athene will respond directly to you, and where appropriate, investigate matters on site.


You can make contact by emailing or by calling our Freephone number 0800 0352874. This is an answer phone service, which is checked regularly on weekdays.


Q: Will I be affected by construction on site?

There is no doubting the need for new homes – both nationally and locally – but we do also appreciate that building houses can cause some disruption to local people through construction noise and traffic. We are committed to keeping such disruption to a minimum.


Q: What times will work take place on site?

The working hours shall be between:

  • 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday
  • 8.00am – 1.00pm Saturday


No work shall be carried out on Sundays or Public Holidays

Please be aware that our construction teams often arrive shortly before these times but are aware of the site working hours.


Q: What impact will the construction have on local traffic?

We understand the construction period will result in more vehicles using the road, however we will endeavour to keep the disruption to a minimum. We will conduct road inspections as required and carry out road cleaning as and when necessary.

If you see anything that you feel needs to be addressed, please contact us by emailing or by calling the Freephone number: 0800 0352 874 so that we can investigate this for you.


Q: Noise complaints (generators, etc.)

We do our best to keep disruption to a minimum, though our construction will unavoidably cause some noise. If at any point you feel that the noise is on-going outside of our standard working hours times please get in touch with us via or by calling the Freephone number: 0800 0352 874 and we will look into this.


Q: I would potentially like to buy one of the properties on this development – who should I contact?

Our community liaison service is focused on acknowledging and addressing enquiries and concerns relating to the construction of the development. If you are interested in purchasing a new home please get in touch with the Hopkins Homes sales team on – and they will register your interest and keep you updated with new information as it becomes available.

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Please note this layout is not final. A finalised development layout will be available once the development has launched.

*Subject to terms and conditions. Please speak to our Sales Advisor for further information.

The computer generated images, floor plans, configurations and layouts are included for guidance only. Please refer to drawings in sales office. Floor Plans and Dimensions can only be given as a guide and are indicative of the House Type only. These are liable to change as build progresses. Please speak to the Sales Consultant for plot specific information.

As Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester is full of things to see and do. You can explore its colourful history at the award-winning castle museum, visit St Botolph’s Priory or discover one of the many Roman artifacts that have been unearthed throughout the town.
For culture, Castle Park hosts a variety of superb events as well as being home to the town’s well-established cricket club. You can visit Firstsite, the town’s contemporary visual arts centre, or the popular Mercury Theatre and multi-screen Odeon Cinema.
Colchester is a great spot for retail therapy. In the town centre you’ll find many high street favourites as well as charming independent shops and boutiques tucked away along the town’s old lanes. There is also an array of fantastic places to eat and drink throughout the town.
Take a breath of fresh air at High Woods Country Park, where you can walk or cycle through woodland and across wildflower meadows or enjoy a range of sports and leisure activities at Leisure World.
Within a short drive of Chitts Hill you’ll find Dedham Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, made famous by artists Constable and Gainsborough. Just ten miles away is the Essex coastline and Mersea Island, a haven for yachting enthusiasts where you can also take walks along the beach past parades of picturesque beach huts or enjoy fine seafood restaurants overlooking the creeks.
Exceptionally well-connected by road and rail, Colchester’s mainline train station offers links to London Liverpool Street in as little as 49 minutes, whilst Marks Tey station is just three miles away. By road, the A12 is easily accessible, providing a fast route to London and the M25 for travel further afield, while
London Stansted Airport can be reached in around 40 minutes.


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