housing

19 Dec 2017
Severnside Housing has donated £200 to the Shrewsbury Food Bank to help fund festive food parcels for those most in need this Christmas. Shrewsbury Food Bank, based in Longden Coleham, is run by a group of volunteers who organise and distribute parcels of donated food to individuals and families every week. They are dedicated to helping people who find themselves in times of real hardship by...
Esther Wright and Jean Jarvis MBE are excited about the first Fuse CIC conference
14 Dec 2017
Stephen Fear, better known as ‘The Phone Box Millionaire’, is set to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs at the first national conference to be organised by Fuse, a Shropshire based social enterprise development company. Fear, who started his business empire from a phone box on a council estate in Bristol and is now a multi-millionaire, will keynote the Fuse conference, alongside some of...
Charles Green_Spokesperson for CPRE Shropshire
13 Dec 2017
  PEOPLE OF SHROPSHIRE URGED TO STAND UP AGAINST HOUSING PROPOSALS “15 minutes could make all the difference” The Shropshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is urging residents of the county to find just 15 minutes at this busy time of year, to respond to Shropshire Council’s consultation on its housing proposals.  The consultation period closes on December 22nd 2017. The...
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...
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