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

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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

COMMENT: JV NORTH – A HOMES ENGLAND ‘STRATEGIC PARTNER’ IN ALL BUT NAME

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Nigel Wilson, Chairman of JV North and Chief Executive of Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, explains how the consortium works in partnership with Homes England to build thousands of homes. News in the Chancellor’s Budget of the successful recipients of Strategic Partnership funding should be warmly welcomed by the sector. Yet while the 17 partners chosen in waves one and two are … Read More

JV NORTH BUILDING THE EQUIVALENT OF 2.5 HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY

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JV North development

JV North is building the equivalent of two-and-a-half homes every working day. Latest figures show consortium members have started on-site at 330 properties in the first half of the 2018/19 financial year. Investment over the six-month period has been £375,000-a-day made up of Homes England grant and funds from JV North members. The work is part of the 2016/21 Shared … Read More

JV NORTH CLAIMS £51.6m EXTRA GRANT TO BUILD 1,550 MORE HOMES

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

JV North is to build 1,552 more properties in the Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme [SOAHP] – a 56% increase on its original allocation in 2016. In total, the North West consortium will build 4,310 homes by 2021 compared to 2,758 it originally set out to deliver. The £87.3 million grant it received in 2016 has now increased to £138.9 … Read More

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 HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY

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

JV North has committed to building two 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 3,849 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