THIS AERIAL images shows the progress being made on the housing development on the former BlueBird toffee factory site in Hunnington.
Bellway South Midlands are creating the properties in the area which will be called ‘Harvino’ to celebrate the original name of the brand that later became famous as Blue Bird Toffee.
The site will comprise of two, three, four and five-bedroom properties for sale.
The confectionary factory opened in 1927 but shut in 1998.
Matt Knight, Construction Director for Bellway South Midlands, said: “These works are the first steps in the process which will see a disused factory site turned into a vibrant new neighbourhood in Hunnington.
“Bellway South Midlands is proud to be playing a major role in the regeneration of this site, which will bring investment and much-needed new homes to the village.
“Bellway South Midlands is well aware of the local history of the site and the affection within the village community and wider area for the former Blue Bird toffee factory.
“The entrepreneur Harry Vincent was a visionary man who decided to build a ‘model’ factory in Hunnington to not only provide a place of work for his employees but somewhere for them to live too.”