housing

24 Aug 2017
North Shropshire has been thrown a lifeline in the nationwide housing shortage, as land with planning permission for 88 homes goes on sale. Twenty four apartments could be built on a site in Oak Street, Oswestry, close to the town centre and land at Weston Rhyn with permission for 64 homes has also become available. Agents Halls Commercial, based in Shrewsbury, said there has been significant...
24 Jul 2017
A new housing development on The Mount in Shrewsbury has made a big impact with two of the houses snapped up by buyers in the first weeks of opening. Confirmation of the first sales at Beaufort Ridge followed a VIP launch and open day to unveil the 11 four and five bedroom detached houses which are priced from £395,000 to £698,950. The family homes on The Mount, once the home of Charles Darwin,...
Severnside Meole Fun Day
13 Jun 2017
A learning programme to help tenants of Severnside Housing develop new skills or build on existing ones was launched at a Community Day on Saturday 10 June 2017. Held on the green in Maesbrook Road, Meole Brace, the Community Day gave tenants the chance to find out more about the great learning opportunities on offer, whilst enjoying an action-packed day out with their family and friends....
Sepp Sargeant, Head of Development, Housing Plus Group holding up the Mayor's Award
12 May 2017
A £4 million flagship development in Shrewsbury won a top local award last night for enhancing the built heritage in the area. Severnside Housing received the Mayor of Shrewsbury Gold Award during a ceremony at the Guildhall in Frankwell. Rowland Court was developed for Severn Homes by the housing association Severnside Housing. Both operate under Housing Plus Group with Severn Homes specialising...
02 Mar 2017
Shropshire construction company Saxonby has started work on new open market housing development in south Shropshire.   The Shrewsbury based business will be delivering four, four-bedroom detached bungalows, four three-bedroom, and two four-bedroom detached houses at Plough Meadow, Leintwardine, directly opposite to its Roman Close development, completed four years ago. Work on the high quality...
30 Jan 2017
Hat Trick for Samuel Wood & Company … It’s a ‘Hat Trick’ of awards for a leading Shropshire estate agent after winning a prestigious national honour for the third year in succession. Independent firm Samuel Wood & Company, with offices across the county have won the Highly Commended Category for Shropshire in the United Kingdom Property Awards 2017. The property award criteria stated that...
18 Sep 2016
James Wood, a co-founder of Shropshire construction company Saxonby, has been nominated for a prestigious industry award. Wood hopes to secure the 24housing Awards’ Housing Professional of the Year at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 06 October. Described by the organisers as a ‘big category’, the judges are looking to find one individual who has made the greatest difference to social housing and who...
09 Sep 2016
James Wood, a co-founder of Shropshire construction company Saxonby, has been nominated for a prestigious industry award. Wood hopes to secure the 24housing Awards’ Housing Professional of the Year at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 06 October. Described by the organisers as a ‘big category’, the judges are looking to find one individual who has made the greatest difference to social housing and who...
08 Aug 2016
Improving the energy efficiency of a home could see its value increase, says a Shropshire businessman. The latest research shows a huge growth in the number of would-be buyers or renters who want to know how eco-friendly a house is before they sign on the dotted line. And Claus Best, who runs Smart Energy Services in Bayston Hill, is well placed to advise residents how to unlock the potential in...
13 Jul 2016
UCATT have donated laptops to Severnside Housing’s Learning Committee for use in their Learning Centre. Stuart Baker from UCATT said “UCATT have a great working relationship with Severnside so are pleased to be able to donate the laptops from our Union Learning Fund, which was set up to support our members and enhance their learning opportunities.” Severnside’s Learning Committee, made up of...
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