JV NORTH MEMBERS BUILT ALMOST 4 HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY IN 2019/20

JV NorthAffordable rent, Communities, Development, Government, Home building, Homes England, Investment, Members, News

JV North members built the equivalent of nearly four homes every working day during the past year. Homes England figures running from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 show 987 properties were completed. This is the equivalent of 3.8 homes every working day. Other figures reveal 1,015 properties started on-site (3.96 homes a day). Investment by members was supplemented … Read More

JV NORTH PRESENTS AT HOMES ENGLAND KEY INVESTMENT PARTNER EVENT

JV NorthHome building, Homes England, Investment, Members, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North presented at Homes England’s key investment partner event in Manchester yesterday (Wednesday 5 February). The meeting featured a select number of home delivery partners from across the North West. JV North Chairman Wayne Gales and Sean Stafford of Saffer Cooper, which manages the consortium’s development work, outlined members’ delivery in the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. JV … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBERS PASS THE 4,550 HOMES MARK IN 2016/21 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

JV NorthDevelopment, Homes England, Investment, Members, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North has reached a significant milestone with latest figures revealing members will build more than 4,550 homes in the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. The consortium of eight full, seven associate and four procurement members, will build the homes using Homes England grant coupled with their own investment. In total, a £149.75m grant has been received with members … Read More

JV NORTH CREATES R&D GROUP TO EXPLORE VIABILITY OF ECO MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION

JV NorthHome building, Homes England, Investment, Members, News, Offsite construction

JV North has created a task and finish group to explore how modern methods of construction (MMC) can deliver zero carbon homes while helping address the housing shortage. Development staff from across the consortium are taking part in workshops looking at how factories can not only provide an offsite solution but also meet environmental aspirations. They want modular homes to … Read More

COMMENT – FUTURE PROGRAMME CERTAINTY NEEDED TO HELP US BUILD MORE HOMES

JV NorthGovernment, Home building, Homes England, Investment, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North Chairman and Chief Executive at Weaver Vale Housing Trust, Wayne Gales, explains why future programme certainty will help the sector build more homes. It is rare in the world of housing development for money not to be the main issue in question from which everything else stems. For developing landlords including JV North – a consortium of housing … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: £15.7 MILLION GORTON LANE BY ONE MANCHESTER

JV NorthHome building, Homes England, Investment, News, SOAHP 2016/21

Gorton Lane

One Manchester is proposing to transform the land of a former pub into its latest large-scale housing development. The Gorton Lane site is part-owned by One Manchester and Manchester City Council with a planning application submitted in October 2018. If approved, the £15.7 million scheme would see 102 apartments and 13 houses built on two parcels of adjacent land that … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: SUMMERS QUAY, STALYBRIDGE

JV NorthHome building, Investment, News

Summers Quay

Canal-side living at Summers Quay is New Charter Homes’ (part of Jigsaw Homes Group) first build-to-rent development of 67, one and two-bed apartments and penthouses available for private rent. Named after Ada Summers – the town’s first female councillor and first British woman to sit as a magistrate and Justice of the Peace – it boasts views of Manchester and … Read More

JV NORTH CLAIMS RECORD £43m HOMES ENGLAND GRANT IN 2017/18 FINANCIAL YEAR

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Home building, Homes England, Investment, News, SOAHP 2016/21

The Maples, Liverpool

JV North claimed a record £43 million of grant from Homes England in the 2017/18 financial year as its development programme forges ahead. The funding was for the last year of the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme and the ongoing 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. The grant, along with member investment, will finance the building of 1,355 homes. JV North … 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

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