The West of England has ben designated a “high housing demand area” by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

The majority of funding will be being put into Oxfordshire and they have agreed £215m of funding which should help grow 100,000 by 2031. Housing Minister Sajid Javid has said Government support should nearly double the amount of homes being built in the region from 4,000 to 7,500 per year.

Bristol, Bath, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will also receive £3m of funding to help deliver large housing developments