Demolition of garages is set to begin to make way for new council houses.

Adur District Council's old garage compounds in Daniel Close and Gravelly Crescent, in Lancing, will be replaced by 16 properties.

This includes a mix of one, two and three-bedroom properties.

The houses, which the council said will be energy-efficient, will be made up of "factory-built modules".

These are pieces of the homes that are made off-site to cause minimal disturbance to neighbours and reduce waste.

The council said: "This method of building will significantly reduce the amount of construction work that has to happen on-site, which will mean far less disruption to local residents."

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The council also said this would make the project more sustainable and affordable.

The new homes are part of the council’s small sites programme, which turns under-utilised council-owned sites into housing areas.

So far this year, 14 residents have moved into similar developments.