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

A MULTI-TIERED FRAMEWORK TO ATTRACT MORE CONTRACTORS

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, Offsite construction, Shared ownership

JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, explains why the consortium’s new framework is multi-tiered to attract a more diverse range of contractors. Social housing’s ability to adapt is one of its most endearing qualities. This has been especially true when it comes to development and a prime example of this can be seen in JV North’s frameworks. We have changed our procurement … Read More

JV NORTH LAUNCHES A FOUR YEAR £180 MILLION FRAMEWORK

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, Investment, News, Offsite construction

JV North has launched a £180 million contractors’ and consultants’ framework with a range of professionals needed to help build and sell homes. The consortium’s 11 members span Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston and will build nearly 3,000 homes for rent and ownership by 2021. It is anticipated that approximately 2,000 of these properties will be delivered through the new four-year … Read More

GOVERNMENT’S NEW APPROACH WELCOME BUT MORE CLARITY NEEDED

JV NorthCommunities, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

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