Picket Piece

Picket Piece

Information about the new neighbourhood at Picket Piece, Andover

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The new development at Picket Piece will consist of approximately 900 homes with associated facilities and infrastructure. These add to the 90 dwellings that existed previously.
The site has been under construction since 2014. At least 40% of the houses will be affordable units to be delivered by Sentinel Housing.


Outline Planning Permission was granted in April 2010. Planning applications related to this development can be viewed using the Council's online application search using application reference number 10/00242/OUTN.


A total of 298 new homes were occupied by the end of September 2016.


Key pieces of infrastructure to be delivered throughout the development include:


• Children’s play space
• Allotments
• Informal open space
• Retention of areas of nature conservation
• Enhancement to pedestrian and cycle links from the new development
• Financial contribution towards enhancement of existing community facilities in the vicinity
• Provision of a local centre with shops
• Tennis courts
• Sports pitches
• Financial contribution towards sports facilities within Andover