1. ITV Report

Hundreds of construction workers needed for new town

Artist's impression of Sherford, workers needed to turn the blank canvas into this. Photo: Linden Homes

Hundreds of workers are being sought to create a new town near Plymouth. A total of 280 people are needed as part of a consortium building scheme part of the town's reconstruction.

What the site currently looks like. Credit: ITV West Country

The consortium it says it will need hundreds of construction staff - mainly apprentices - over the next ten years. The staff will be used to build over 5000 homes in Sherford.

number of homes that will eventually built in Sherford
It's hoped 5,500 homes will be built-up in the town. Credit: Linden Homes
apprentices needed
jobs created for people in Plymouth

The Government has invested £32 million in funding for the town in Plymouth and South Hams.