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Orbit Homes to deliver 46 further brand-new affordable houses in Herne Bay

Orbit Homes is set to deliver a further 46 affordable homes in Herne Bay.

The affordable homes, which will be built by national homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, form part of the wider St Augustine’s Place development located on Sweechbridge Road. Orbit Homes will offer 14 homes for shared ownership and 32 homes for affordable rent, comprising a mix of two and three bedroom houses across both tenures.  

Works are already underway, with the first homes set to be ready in Spring 2024.

Brian Nearney, Regional Managing Director at Orbit Homes, said: “We are delighted to be able to increase the availability of high-quality, affordable homes for people living in and around Herne Bay area & extend our partnership with Taylor Wimpey. This is our second development in the area and I would encourage anyone interested in finding out more about the benefits of shared ownership and our homes on offer under the shared ownership scheme to contact our sales team via our Orbit Homes website.”

Jason Stokes, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey South East said: “At Taylor Wimpey we’re proud of the contributions we make to local areas in which we build. St Augustine’s Place is an exciting new community and we’re pleased to be providing much needed affordable homes for local people.”

St Augustine’s Place is located just minutes from Herne Bay’s award-winning beach and is surrounded by areas of green open space. Residents can also enjoy easy access to local amenities as well as benefit from good connections to London, Gatwick Airport and the Port of Dover.

Orbit Homes is a 5* HBF house builder and currently has several thriving new communities underway in Kent, comprising a range of affordable two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. A mixture of purchasing options is available, including market sale and shared ownership.

To find out more about the range of properties Orbit Homes offers, click here.

For more information about the homes being sold by Taylor Wimpey at St Augustine’s Place, visit

Picture caption: St Augustine’s Place, Herne Bay, will deliver 46 affordable properties.