Ambition Lawrence Weston

Bristol residents plan their own community housing project.

Residents in the Lawrence Weston area have raised funds for their plan to build 40 affordable homes, a community hub and micro-grid.

If we expect for the big developers to ease the housing crisis, we may be waiting a long time.

It’s why The Big Issue recently explored new ideas to address the nation’s shortage of new homes. And it’s why we’ve championed the approaches of community groups launching building projects along innovative lines.

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