Market Harborough History Buffs Invited To Name New Housing Development
15 Sep 2016

When it comes to naming a new development, house builders often turn to the local landscape, points of interest or clever marketing to use as inspiration for a name.

However, Linden Homes Midlands has enlisted the help of the history buffs from the Market Harborough Historical Society, inviting members to suggest a suitable name for the town’s new 119-home development.

With a brochure and details of how house-hunters can register their interest expected to be announced later this autumn, society members are already rising to the challenge – drawing on their local knowledge and expertise.

Linden Homes Midlands sales manager Bev Lowndes said: “We couldn’t think of a better group of people to suggest a name for the development than those people who are familiar with the area and may be able to draw inspiration from the town’s rich history.”

David Johnson, society chairman, said: “We very much welcome the opportunity to get involved in this exciting marketing opportunity and I am sure that there will be plenty of suggestions from members.”

During the summer, local residents had the chance to find out for themselves a little of the area’s rich past.

A team of experts uncovered evidence of Iron Age and Roman settlements on the site of the development at Lubenham Hill, and a series of organised on-site tours attracted over 70 people interested in finding out more about the artefacts.

Work on the infrastructure to construct the access is already well under way although it is not yet known when building work on the homes will begin.

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