JV NORTH LOOKING FOR PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE HOUSE BUILDING BEYOND 2016/21 AHP

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Consultants, Development, Home building, Homes England, Members

JV North is looking to establish new partnerships to increase the number of homes built up to and beyond the current 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme (SOAHP). Made up of Northern based housing associations and home building local authorities, the consortium is planning the next chapter in its successful history. JV North, which has built the equivalent of two-and-a-half … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBER WINS AFFORDABLE HOUSING SCHEME OF THE YEAR AWARD

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, News

JV North member Torus has won a coveted industry award for its work transforming a decaying Victorian tobacco factory into over 150 affordable homes. Ogden’s Place in Everton beat seven other shortlisted housing associations to win Northern Housing Awards’ Affordable Housing Scheme of the Year. The scheme saw the demolition of old factory buildings allowing 150 affordable homes to be … Read More

ONE MANCHESTER SCHEME IS JV NORTH AND INSIDE HOUSING’S DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEEK

JV NorthCommunities, Development, Home building, Homes England, News, Rent to Buy

Sandpiper Place One Manchester

One Manchester’s Sandpiper Place scheme is JV North and Inside Housing magazine’s Development of the Week [below]. The Rent to Buy development is on a site that was previously used as a sawmill, police station and warehouse. The 26-home scheme will include eight, three-storey and 18, two-storey houses all of which have three-bedrooms. Each will benefit from front and rear … Read More

NEW PHOTOGRAPHS SHOW PROGRESS ON JV NORTH MEMBER’S £20m DEVELOPMENT

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JVN Scholars Fields

New photography shows progress on Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s latest large-scale development scheme. Nearly 150 homes are being built in the town in a £19.6 million project christened Scholars Fields. Previously a school playing field for the Manchester Enterprise Academy, 38 two-bed apartments and 109 two or three-bed houses will be built by July 2020. There will be a mixture … Read More

JV NORTH BUILDING THE EQUIVALENT OF 2.5 HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North development

JV North is building the equivalent of two-and-a-half homes every working day. Latest figures show consortium members have started on-site at 330 properties in the first half of the 2018/19 financial year. Investment over the six-month period has been £375,000-a-day made up of Homes England grant and funds from JV North members. The work is part of the 2016/21 Shared … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: KINGFISHER GARDENS, GORTON

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, Shared ownership, SOAHP 2016/21

Kingfisher Gardens

This brownfield infill site in Rainshaw Lane was stock transferred to One Manchester (then known as Eastlands Homes) from Manchester City Council. Now christened Kingfisher Gardens, the land has been developed into 10 new semi-detached houses featuring parking spaces and rear gardens. Six of the homes are three-bed and four are two-bed properties. All homes on the development are for … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBER TORUS BEGINS £20m HOUSING SCHEME TO TRANSFORM DERELICT HOSPITAL LAND

JV NorthCIH, Communities, Government, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

A JV North member has started a £20 million housing development to create affordable homes for local families. The Town Lane scheme in Kew by Torus will see a former hospital site transformed after standing derelict for several years. Remediation of the site is currently underway after which construction of the new homes will begin in earnest. More than 150 … Read More

COMMUNITY GATEWAY ASSOCIATION COMPLETING NEW HOMES UNDER 2015/18 AHP

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, Home building, News

A JV North member is putting the finishing touches to new homes being delivered under the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme. Community Gateway Association in Preston is investing over £2 million to build 18 homes on an array of brownfield sites. In Ingol, a £859,716 community-led scheme sees six 1-bedroom and two 2-bedroom bungalows being built on several former domestic garage … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON DENE, LIVERPOOL

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

Developed as part of the groundbreaking Liverpool Housing Partnership, Leighton Dene sees 34 modern homes on a high visibility site in Fazakerley. This £4.6 million project by Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) has delivered desirable family homes for affordable rent on a neglected brownfield site – land that once hosted a run-down nursing home and lain vacant for a number of … Read More