JV NORTH SHORTLISTED IN UK HOUSING AWARDS’ DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR CATEGORY

JV NorthCIH, Home building, Homes England, News

JV North has been shortlisted for the 2018 UK Housing Awards in the Development Programme of the Year category. The consortium is made up of nine full and 11 associate members who manage 114,500 social housing properties. JV North impressed judges with its home building programme, partnership working, innovation and ambition. Over the past decade JV North has built 2,900 … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: HAVELEY CIRCLE MODULAR HOMES SCHEME IN WYTHENSHAWE

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Haveley Circle, Wythenshawe

JV North member Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is nearing completion of its first modular offsite home development scheme. Five homes built using modern methods of construction have been delivered and craned into place on foundations at Haveley Circle in the Benchill area of the town. The high quality two-bedroom homes were constructed in a controlled factory environment eliminating outside elements. … 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

SME BUILDERS APPOINTED TO JV NORTH’S £180m FRAMEWORK

JV NorthContractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, News

Social housing consortium, JV North, has appointed a range of SME builders to provide homes as part of a £180 million framework. For the first time JV North has opened its four-year framework to local companies for schemes valued under £1 million. Work for the chosen 26 SME builders is divided into six areas: new build, refurbishment, modular build, disabled … 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

JV NORTH MEMBER ON-SITE BUILDING NEARLY 300 HOMES IN MANCHESTER

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A JV North member is building nearly 300 homes across 11 sites as part of the HCA’s 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme. Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is underway building 296 homes for a variety of tenures including affordable rent, market rent, shared ownership and outright sale. The total investment from the 14,000-home landlord is £33 million with £4.5 million of grant … Read More

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

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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

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Consultants, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

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