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New council homes being built by WV Living

Artist's impression of a house at Danesmore Pastures

New council homes are being built by City of Wolverhampton Council’s wholly owned housing company, WV Living.

The first homes to be completed will be on the site of the former Danesmore Park Primary School in Ashmore Park.

The new council homes at Danesmore Pastures will include two 2 bed bungalows, due to be completed in May 2018 and eleven 2 bed houses with completion between September 2018 and February 2019.

Councillor Peter Bilson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for City Housing and Assets, said:

“WV Living will deliver hundreds of much-needed homes for the city. 

The designs that have been created will provide top quality developments with strong local links, which residents can be proud of.


WV Living’s plans will support the overall house building programme in the City of Wolverhampton and we hope people will love their WV Living homes.

The first phase of new council homes will be at:

  • Danesmore Pastures, Wednesfield - due to be completed in 2018-19:
    • 2 x 2 bedroom bungalows
    • 11 x 2 bedroom houses 
  • PeascroftProuds Lane, Bilston - work due to start in spring 2018:
    • 4 x 1 bedroom flats
    • 4 x 2 bedroom houses
    • 2 x 3 bedroom houses 
  • Sweet Briar Road, Bilston - work starting in spring 2018:
    • 4 x 1 bedroom flats
    • 6 x 2 bedroom houses 
  • Wednesfield High - work starting later in 2018:
    • 28 x 2 bedroom houses
    • 31 x 3 bedroom houses
    • 8 x 4 bedroom houses 

The council homes will be advertised on Homes in the City and will be managed by Wolverhampton Homes.

More information on the homes and the development sites is available on the WV Living website: