SME BUILDERS OFFERED CHANCE TO WIN WORK AS PART OF £180m FRAMEWORK

JV NorthCommunities, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

SME builders are being offered the opportunity to win work in the second stage of JV North’s four year home building and refurbishment framework worth £180 million. For the first time, the consortium is offering a lot dedicated specifically to smaller contractors with works valued at under £1 million. JV North will create an unlimited list of suppliers through which … Read More

CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS CHOSEN FOR JV NORTH’S £180m HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

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JV North has chosen the contractors and consultants for its £180 million home building framework. The consortium, which has nine social housing association members across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston, has appointed contractors and consultants for works valued at £1 million and over. The appointed contractors are Anwyl Construction, Bardsley Construction, Casey Construction, Galliford Try, Kier Living, Mears New … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: VILLAGE 135, WYTHENSHAWE

JV NorthCommunities, Extra care, HCA, Home building, Investment

This large-scale development of 135 luxury apartments offers 24-hour onsite extra care housing support for residents aged 55 and over in the heart of Wythenshawe. A range of community facilities, some of which can be used by the public, include meeting spaces, an IT suite, salon, spa and therapy room, health consultant space, bistro, communal areas and community hub. Residents … Read More

GOVERNMENT’S NEW APPROACH WELCOME BUT MORE CLARITY NEEDED

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JV North has commented on the recent housing White Paper and the implications of the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme: Having received the formal contract from the HCA outlining what the JV North consortium needs to deliver by 2021 in the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, our next challenge is already underway. While investing a third of a billion pounds … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: MARWOOD TOWER, LIVERPOOL

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, News

One of Liverpool’s landmark towers has been transformed into modern apartments for over 55s and supported housing in an £8m scheme. Some 57 Marwood Tower flats have been remodelled by JV North member Liverpool Mutual Homes. A new section was built in an arc around the tower’s base providing 24 new apartments. An encapsulated courtyard garden features an all-weather bowling … Read More

JV NORTH TO INVEST £335.5m TO BUILD NEARLY 3,000 HOMES

JV NorthCommunities, HCA, Home building, Investment

JV North will invest more than a third of a billion pounds to build nearly 3,000 homes. The consortium received a grant of £87.3 million from the HCA’s Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. Made up of 10 landlords in Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham and Preston, consortium members will invest £248.2 million of their own funds taking the overall total to £335.5 … Read More

JV NORTH TO BUILD 429 MORE HOMES IN 2015/18 AHP

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

JV North has announced it will build 429 more homes in the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme after making successful continuous market engagement (CME) bids. The social housing consortium will construct the properties before April 2018 in addition to the 1,745 already planned. The 25 per cent increase comes after the 10-member group received an additional £13.4 million from the Homes … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: TRAFFORD HOUSING TRUST

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

The area of Partington has seen major investment in the town centre in recent years attracting new businesses and Trafford Housing Trust’s Aspen Place development complements this with high quality housing. It was the first time Trafford Housing Trust had built properties in the area and historically, the site had many different uses. At the time of purchase, it was … Read More

JV NORTH BIDS TO BUILD NEARLY 3,000 HOMES IN SOAHP

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Investment, News, Shared ownership

The JV North consortium has submitted a bid to the Homes and Communities Agency to build nearly 3,000 properties under the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme (SOAHP). Made up of 10 landlords in Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham and Preston, the consortium would build the homes in the 2016 and 2021 programme if its application is successful. JV North’s bid is made … Read More

PREZI DEMONSTRATES JV NORTH’S SUCCESS

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

  JV North’s success since forming in 2007 has been encapsulated in a presentation that is available to view here: https://prezi.com/smztgl77s8_a/jv-north-build/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy It highlights the number of homes the consortium has built, the amount members have invested with the Homes and Communities Agency and the added value its home building work brings to local communities.