JV NORTH MEMBER COMPLETES 130-HOME MIXED TENURE DEVELOPMENT

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The Woodlands

JV North member Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has completed a 130-home mixed tenure scheme bringing a brownfield site back into use. Named ‘The Woodlands’, the £11.7 million scheme was built in Greenbrow Road in the Newall Green district of the town. Homes England provided £1.84 million of grant bid by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group via JV North. The development follows … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: KINGFISHER GARDENS, GORTON

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Kingfisher Gardens

This brownfield infill site in Rainshaw Lane was stock transferred to One Manchester (then known as Eastlands Homes) from Manchester City Council. Now christened Kingfisher Gardens, the land has been developed into 10 new semi-detached houses featuring parking spaces and rear gardens. Six of the homes are three-bed and four are two-bed properties. All homes on the development are for … Read More

JV NORTH COMMITS TO BUILDING TWO-AND-A-HALF HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY

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JV North has committed to building two-and-a-half homes every working day until April 2021. The consortium’s new target comes after building the equivalent of one home every working day since forming in 2007. JV North is building 4,763 homes in the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. Made up of nine full landlord members in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Preston and … Read More

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

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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

JV NORTH MEMBER TORUS BEGINS £20m HOUSING SCHEME TO TRANSFORM DERELICT HOSPITAL LAND

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A JV North member has started a £20 million housing development to create affordable homes for local families. The Town Lane scheme in Kew by Torus will see a former hospital site transformed after standing derelict for several years. Remediation of the site is currently underway after which construction of the new homes will begin in earnest. More than 150 … Read More

CASE STUDY: SME APPOINTED TO JV NORTH FRAMEWORK BRINGS EMPTY HOMES BACK INTO USE

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Earlier this year, JV North opened its £180m homebuilding framework to SMEs for schemes valued at under £1m. The move – the first time in the consortium’s ten-year history – is aimed at encouraging more local companies to bid for works and comes on the back of JV North members wanting to further invest in their local communities. Taylor Fay … Read More