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

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

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

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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

JV NORTH IN 2016: AN UPDATE

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A new Prime Minister and Minister for Housing coupled with a new development programme means these are, once again, changing and challenging times for social housing. At JV North we take comfort from the fact the consortium – like the sector – is resilient and adaptable. We have shown over the course of nearly a decade that members are capable … Read More