Octopus funds Welwyn resi scheme

Plans for the wheat quarter

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a UK specialist real estate investor, has agreed to provide a £21.2m loan to Wheat Quarter to develop a brownfield site in Welwyn Garden City.

The Wheat Quarter site, the former home of a Shredded Wheat factory, has detailed planning consent which will see it transformed into a residential-led development which will include 697 residential units, 114 retirement units and 130,000 sq ft of commercial space. 

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