JV NORTH MEMBER COMPLETES 130-HOME MIXED TENURE DEVELOPMENT

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

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

JV NorthCommunities, Home building, Homes England, Shared ownership, SOAHP 2016/21

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

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

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

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: SUMMERS QUAY, STALYBRIDGE

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Summers Quay

Canal-side living at Summers Quay is New Charter Homes’ (part of Jigsaw Homes Group) first build-to-rent development of 67, one and two-bed apartments and penthouses available for private rent. Named after Ada Summers – the town’s first female councillor and first British woman to sit as a magistrate and Justice of the Peace – it boasts views of Manchester 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

CASE STUDY: MEMBER OF JV NORTH FRAMEWORK SHOWS THE BENEFIT OF INVESTING IN PEOPLE

JV NorthApprentices, Framework, Home building, Homes England, News, SME, Training & skills

Warden Construction Managing Director Richard Kenworthy

Warden Construction’s Managing Director, Richard Kenworthy, in the company’s joinery workshop So far, 39 companies have been appointed to JV North’s SME lot for its 2017/21 framework for schemes valued at under £1 million (a separate framework was created for works over £1 million). One of the chosen companies is Warden Construction, which has already won two schemes from JV … Read More