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Heather Gardens

Heather Gardens Street Scene
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Shelford Show Home at Heather Gardens
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Shelford Show Home at Heather Gardens
Heather Gardens
£255,000 - £470,000 View gallery

Great Location

New homes in Hethersett, Norfolk

Heather Gardens is home to an appealing collection of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in the pleasant village of Hethersett on the western outskirts of Norwich.

Hethersett is a thriving village with history and charm and just under 6 miles west of Norwich city centre, which is why it is the perfect place to call home.

Travel links are excellent at Heather Gardens as it lies just north of the A11 and is situated close to the A47. With regular buses too and Wymondham and Norwich rail stations in reach, travelling is open to all.

Following latest Government guidance around restricting the spread of COVID-19, our Sales Information Centre at Heather Gardens is currently closed. Our Sales Executives are working remotely and are available for you to speak to on the phone or on email. If you would like to get in touch, please call 01603 513097 or email Heather.Gardens@taylorwimpey.com to find out more about the homes we have available. Please check our website for further updates.

The health and safety of our customers and colleagues is our number one priority and we have taken proactive action to implement measures to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Find out more here

  • Just under 6 miles west from Norwich city centre
  • Just under 4 miles from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • Excellent travel links to the A11 & A47, perfect for commuters
  • Well served village location with local amenities
  • Full range of schools close by including Hethersett Woodside Infant and Nursery School, Hethersett Junior School and Hethersett Academy
  • Help to Buy, Part Exchange and EasyMover schemes available
  • This development is managed by NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award Winner Shane Janse Van Vuuren

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Hethersett with its Tesco Express post office, pharmacy, and local convenience stores has essential village shopping for daily items, while there is a wide range of city supermarkets for larger shopping trips ranging from Sainsbury’s to Asda and Waitrose. Access is easy and amenities plentiful. Together with high street brands the length and breadth of Norwich, Hethersett is a superb village base for all kinds of shopping.


There is a wide range of activities in the village with a distinct emphasis on wellbeing and fitness of residents, evident from winning a government Big Society Award for Olympic legacy incentives. The parish has many footpaths and walks and encourages interest in local affairs.


Norwich excels with wonderful entertainment including an assortment of pubs, restaurants, cinemas and nightclubs. Whether you are dining with family, socialising with friends or looking for a fun day out, there are plenty of places to choose from.


For those who love history and artefacts the city’s museums such as the Castle Museum with its regular exhibitions are perfect, while lovers of art and dramatics will enjoy the various galleries and theatres on offer, none more so than the Theatre Royale with its dance, music, opera and drama offerings on a regular basis.


Surrounded by amazing countryside, and breathtaking coastal beaches, as well as the Norfolk Broads for fresh air and leisure activities, North Norfolk is studded with attractions. Sandringham – the Queen’s east England country retreat, the Bure Valley steam railway line, Cromer Pier with its Victorian charm, the Fakenham Racecourse, Holt Country Park – the list is endless and you’ll be spoilt for choice.


Schooling is covered with Hethersett Academy and Junior School plus local nurseries, while sport in the village is high on the list after being named Active Norfolk Sports Village of the year.


Travel links are excellent with the A11 skirting the village leading directly to the east/west A47 road and Norwich to the north and Thetford to the south. With regular buses and Wymondham and Norwich rail stations in reach together with Norwich International Airport, travelling is open to all.


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Community contributions

As well as providing a range of new community and recreation facilities within the development site, we will also be making significant contributions towards improving existing local services, facilities and infrastructure. These contributions have been agreed as a condition of the existing outline planning permission for the masterplan area, and include the following:

  • £4 million and land for a new primary school
  • £1.75 million for secondary school provision
  • £250,000 highways contribution
  • Land for park and ride site
  • £71,760 libraries contribution
  • £598,000 Travel Plan contribution
  • £400,000 community facilities contribution

New homes also benefit the local community by generating additional local authority income. It is estimated that, based on the proposed number of new homes, an additional £1.2 million per year will be paid to the local authority through Council Tax revenues.

The Local Authority will also receive £8 million over six years through the New Homes Bonus.  This is a grant paid by central government to Local councils for increasing the amount of homes in their area.

Local netball team receives essential funding from our East Anglia team

A new women’s netball team in Norwich are looking the part on the court thanks to a sponsorship boost from our East Anglia team. We gave £450 to the Panthers Netball Team to fund a new match kit and other essential items.  


In June 2018, 10 friends established the Panthers Netball Team, which competes in the Norwich Netball League. Although the club is still in its infancy, they have already made a name for themselves.


Commenting on the donation received, team captain Jade Hills, said: “We’re very grateful to have received this generous donation from Taylor Wimpey, which has helped us to fund our new kit. Even though we’re a new team, we are extremely driven to get to the top of the Norwich Netball League table and our new kit really helps us to look professional and focused on the court. On behalf of the whole Panthers team, I’d love to say a huge thank you to Taylor Wimpey for supporting us.”


Caroline Carter, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey East Anglia, said: “We are fully committed to supporting communities in which we build our new homes, and we were delighted to help the Panthers Netball Team and provide them with a new kit. We look forward to following the team’s progress and wish them every success.”


Taylor Wimpey East Anglia Site Managers win prestigious national award

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Taylor Wimpey East Anglia is proud to announce that seven of its site managers have won a prestigious NHBC (National House-Building Council) Pride in the Job Quality Award. The award recognises site managers and their teams who produce the highest quality homes, with winners selected from over 16,000 site managers in the UK.

NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award winner, Shane Janse Van Vuuren, site manager at Heather Gardens, said: “I feel so proud to have won a Pride in the Job Quality Award. The whole team works incredibly hard and take great pride in ensuring that the homes we build are completed to the highest possible standards. It’s great to be able to say that we provide NHBC award-winning homes.” 


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Easymover is available here, which means you could provisionally reserve a new Taylor Wimpey home at this development - even if you haven't sold your existing property.

And that's not all. With easymover, we'll make your house move as stress free as possible. We'll liaise with your estate agent on your behalf, we'll pay their fees and we'll manage the whole house selling process - making your life so much easier! Take a look at our easymover page for more information.

Terms and conditions apply to the Easymover scheme.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan


The Government backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme is available here. The scheme is open to both first time buyers and home movers alike, and means you'll need just 5% deposit to buy a new home.

With Help to Buy, the Government will lend you up to 20% of the value of your new build home via an equity loan. You will need to secure up to a 75% mortgage and put down a 5% deposit. You’ll own 100% of your home from day one.

Find out more about how the Help to Buy scheme works.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan – Terms and conditions apply. Applicants should seek independent financial advice, and get information and guidance on applying for a Help to Buy: Equity Loan at www.helptobuy.gov.uk.

Part Exchange


Why not consider Part Exchanging your existing property for a brand new Taylor Wimpey home? With our Part Exchange scheme, you could move into a new Taylor Wimpey home without the hassle of selling your old one.

When you buy a new home using our Part Exchange scheme, we’ll offer to buy your existing property from you, at a price we agree with you based on two independent valuations.* You'll avoid all the stress of putting your house on the market, managing and paying for estate agents, and worrying about house buying chains! Interested? Find out more about Part Exchange.

Terms and conditions apply to the Part Exchange scheme.

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From Tuesday 24th March we will be conducting all appointments at our developments remotely via telephone or email to help assist in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Your appointment will be confirmed to you as a remote appointment on the phone by our sales executive. Alternatively you can call us on 01603 513097.

We want to reassure you that the health and safety of our customers and colleagues is our number one priority and that we are closely following the latest COVID-19 government guidance.

We recognise that there is a lot of uncertainty around the coronavirus at the moment. You can learn more about the proactive action we are taking to protect the health and safety of our customers and colleagues here.

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