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

NEW CHAIRMAN APPOINTED TO THE JV NORTH BOARD

JV NorthHome building, Homes England, News, Personnel

North West social housing consortium JV North has appointed its new Chairman. Wayne Gales, who is Chief Executive at Weaver Vale Housing Trust, takes over from Nigel Wilson who has been in the post since 2013. Mr Wilson is leaving his position as Chief Executive of JV North member Wythenshawe Community Housing Group at the end of the year to … 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

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

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

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

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

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