Sneak peek of flats being built on former Royston cinema site

PUBLISHED: 15:02 10 August 2014

Housing at the former Priory Cinema site in Royston is expected to be complete in October

Housing at the former Priory Cinema site in Royston is expected to be complete in October

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Homes being built on a former cinema site are nearing completion, with the developers providing a sneak peek of how some will look inside.

Inside one of the flats at the former Priory Cinema site in Royston which will be available for social rent Inside one of the flats at the former Priory Cinema site in Royston which will be available for social rent

North Hertfordshire Homes began developing the site of the former Priory Cinema in Royston last year.

Now the social housing organisation has told the Crow the 24 homes at the junction of Newmarket Road and Priory Lane are expected to be finished in October.

The development – to be named Austin Corner – will be made up of 10 three-bedroom properties for general sale, 10 one and two-bedroom flats for social rent and four two-bedroom homes with shared ownership.

Each property has an allocated parking space.

NHH originally bought the cinema land five years ago, but initial plans to build sheltered housing there faltered due to funding cuts.

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