SOCIAL HOUSING

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Colchester adds more affordable homes to its portfolio

Building is underway for 16 affordable homes in Colchester, contributing to the council’s commitment to build 350 new council homes.
Northern Gateway scheme, Manchester

Proposed £1bn investment agenda for Manchester

Major schemes in the new agenda include a second arena, 634 new homes as part of the Northern Gateway scheme and 410 new homes in Varley Street, Miles Platting.

Meridian Home Start provides affordable homes for Greenwich

Royal Greenwich has joined forces with Meridian Home Start to deliver brand new homes for over 60 families and individuals previously on housing waiting lists.
New council homes

CIP hands over new council homes in Cambridge

Cambridge Investment Partnership has handed over energy-efficient homes at Wulfstan Way, Cambridge, as part of its commitment to deliver more than 500 new council homes to the city by March 2022.
social housing, Henry Boot,

Henry Boot puts social housing division into liquidation

Henry Boot has put its social housing arm, Starfish Commercial, into voluntary liquidation.
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Caledonia Housing commits £40m for 500 new homes in Scotland

Caledonia Housing Association has announced a £40m injection for new homes in Scotland, from Inverness, through Tayside and within West Dunbartonshire.
New Victoria

Insurance company to fund Manchester’s New Victoria scheme

Pension Insurance Corporation plc (PIC) has been named as the forward funder of the first phase of development at Manchester’s New Victoria scheme, following a £130m deal.
social housing contract, Kilwinning,

Graham secures £12.43m Kilwinning social housing contract

hub South West has agreed a £12.43m social housing contract with Graham Construction to deliver 79 new homes on behalf of North Ayrshire Council.
Home of 2030

Finalists revealed for Government’s homes of the future

Housing minister, Christopher Pincher, has announced six finalists in the Home of 2030 competition to design the homes of the future.
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Research reveals escape of water problem in social housing

Zurich is calling on the government to increase investment in maintenance of the UK’s social housing stock, as analysis reveals there is a worrying trend in escape of water claims.
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IoT in housing: The time is now

Following a world-first agreement to install real-time monitors in thousands of social homes in Renfrewshire, iOpt founder and managing director Dane Ralston says it is now time for IoT adoption in housing to become the “new normal”.
new council homes

Green light for £43m social housing scheme in Brent

Plans for 65 new council homes, a state-of-the-art education centre and a new affordable workplace in Brent have been given the green light.
Optimised Retrofit Programme,

£9.5m retrofit scheme to reduce Wales’ housing carbon footprint

Wales has launched a new £9.5m programme to reduce the carbon footprint of existing social housing, make energy bills more manageable and provide new job opportunities.
Norwich Castle Keep, Morgan sindall

Construction starts on £13.5m Norwich Castle transformation

Morgan Sindall has started construction on the major National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project to transform Norwich Castle Keep back to its origins as a Norman royal palace.

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