JV NORTH CHAIRMAN TELLS HQN CONFERENCE SECTOR NEEDS TO BE BOLD & STICK TO ITS HOUSING OBJECTIVES

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Development, Home building, Homes England, SOAHP 2016/21

Croft View, Barnton

JV North’s Chairman says the sector needs to be bold and stick to its housing objectives despite Covid-19 and the departure from the EU at the end of the year. Wayne Gales, who is also Chief Executive of Weaver Vale Housing Trust, was speaking as a panellist in the ‘Unlocking Development’ workshop of Housing Quality Network’s (HQN) annual conference. The … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBER TRANSFORMING DISUSED GREEDY PIG PUB SITE INTO AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN CHESHIRE

JV NorthAffordable rent, AHP, Communities, Development, Homes England, Members, News, SOAHP 2016/21

A derelict pub and café in the heart of Cheshire named the Greedy Pig is being transformed into affordable housing by a JV North member. Weaver Vale Housing Trust’s (WVHT) development sees 46 much-needed high-quality affordable rented homes being built in Winsford. Bringing the site – which has sat vacant for seven years – back into use allows the Trust … 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 INVESTED £100m+ INTO HOME BUILDING IN 2018/19 FINANCIAL YEAR

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

Gorton Lane

Latest figures from JV North show it invested over £100m in its development programme in the 2018/19 financial year. The funding – by members with grant support from Homes England – was used to start building 613 new homes as part of the final year of the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme and the ongoing 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. … 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

JV NORTH BUILDING 15% OF THE NORTH WEST’S SOCIAL HOUSING PROPERTIES

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

JV North delivered 15 per cent of the North West’s social housing properties, new figures reveal. Made up of nine full members across the region, JV North’s performance relates to the 2018/19 financial year. The consortium has significantly grown the size of its development work in the past 18 months. In the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, JV North … Read More

COMMENT – PROGRAMME CERTAINTY IS WHAT WE CRAVE MOST WHEN IT COMES TO DEVELOPMENT

JV NorthGovernment, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North Chairman, Wayne Gales, explains to Inside Housing that future certainty beyond the current 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme is most keenly craved by home builders like the consortium. Click here to read the full story: https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/comment/programme-certainty-is-what-we-crave-most-when-it-comes-to-development-60212  

OVER 50 SME CONTRACTORS NOW APPOINTED TO JV NORTH’S FRAMEWORK

JV NorthFramework, Homes England, News, SME, SOAHP 2016/21

Over 50 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have now been appointed to a consortium’s social home building framework. In total, 51 contractors have been selected since JV North launched a specific procurement lot for SMEs 18 months ago. Appointed companies can bid for development schemes valued at under £1 million. Work offered by JV North’s 22 housing association members is … Read More

NEW PHOTOGRAPHS SHOW PROGRESS ON JV NORTH MEMBER’S £20m DEVELOPMENT

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JVN Scholars Fields

New photography shows progress on Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s latest large-scale development scheme. Nearly 150 homes are being built in the town in a £19.6 million project christened Scholars Fields. Previously a school playing field for the Manchester Enterprise Academy, 38 two-bed apartments and 109 two or three-bed houses will be built by July 2020. There will be a mixture … Read More