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Laxton Close

Current view of Laxton CloseArtists Impression of Laxton Close
Before The new scheme (artist impression)

The picture on the left is a current view of Laxton Close. The picture on the right is an artist's impression of how Laxton Close could look once the building work is completed.

Laxton Close site is located in the Botany Bay area in the south east of Southampton and is in the Sholing ward. Laxton Close comprised of 5 blocks of flats including the parking area, drying area, garages and some amenity space.


  • Following a tendering process, Lovell Partnership Limited in partnership with First Wessex appointed the Preferred Developer.

  • Planning permission granted on 22 November 2011 for 63 homes:-

Private Homes (35)
3 x 1 bed flats
18 x 2 bed flats
14 x 3 bed houses

Affordable Rent Homes (19)
1 x 1 bed flats
2 x 2 bed flats
15 x 3 bed houses
1 x 4 bed house

Shared Ownership (9)
2 x 1 bed flats
7 x 2 bed flats

  • Demolished January 2013
  • Construction commenced March 2013
  • Show Home launched - Private sales 17 May 2014

What happens next?

The developer is on site and work is progressing as per the programme (subject to change):

  • Shared Ownership sales launch June 2014. (Please refer to Homes in Hants)
  • Advertised in Homebid July - November 2014
  • Completion - April 2015
If you are a local resident with an enquiry about the project, please contact the Estate Regeneration team using the contact details at the bottom of the page, or your Local Housing Office.

Economic Development and Regeneration are working with Estate Regeneration to support local jobs and training for residents. For more information you can email: or telephone 023 8083 3936.

For more information about local organisations in the city who can help you with training and employment support.

Downloadable documents

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PDF document Copy Made Stopping Up Order 26 February 2013 434 KB 1secs @ 2Mbps
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Contact information