New Charter formed in 2000 as the new landlord to own and manage homes transferred from Tameside council in Greater Manchester.
With a turnover of approximately £100m a year and a workforce of around 850, New Charter is one of the region’s largest registered providers of social housing. By incorporating Gedling Homes and Aksa Homes the Group owns around 19,500 homes. It came 32nd in the 2017 Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Companies To Work For survey and voted number 19 in 24 Housing’s Top 50 Landlords (2016).
New Charter also sponsors four academies through its Great Academies Education Trust. This includes three secondary academies (New Charter Academy in Ashton, Copley Academy in Stalybridge and Middleton Technology School in Rochdale) and one primary (Silver Springs Academy in Stalybridge).