New Build Affordable Homes

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As part our business objective we are committed to building new affordable homes;

Phase 4 New Homes 

Speller Metcalfe have built 2 x 1 bedroomed affordable rent bungalows in Brynmelyn, Llynclys. These homes were completed in August 2018.

Harper Group have completed the following homes; College Road, Oswestry (4 x 1 bed affordable rent flats) and Gower Place, Oswestry (3 x 2 bed shared ownership bungalows). These were completed in December 2017. They are continuing to build 4 x 2 bed shared ownership houses in Fernhill Lane, Gobowen  which were completed February 2018. 

In addition to the above, work started in July 2017 at Ash Grove, Albrighton (3 x 2 bed shared ownership houses) and Pitchford Road, Albrighton 2 x 2 bed affordable rent bungalows). These homes were completed in February 2018. 

We will be shortly starting work on The Old Baptist Chapel, Shifnal to create 7 Apartments and amenities sensitively to the building and local area.  

Phase 3 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 3 new build homes programme was started by Harper Group in December 2016 and completed in Autumn 2017. This phase encompasses a site of 3 affordable rent, 2 bed houses in Church Road, Alveley and 2 affordable rent, 2 bed bungalows in Drayton Road, Shifnal. These sites are part-funded by the Homes and Communities Agency and Section 106 funds.

Phase 2 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 2 new build homes programme is now complete and our sites at Unicorn Road (4 x 2 bed bungalows), Maple Avenue (4 x 1 bed flats), Wat’s Drive, Oswestry (2 x 2 bed houses) and Mount Bradford Lane, St Martins (2 x 2 bed bungalows) are now occupied. Construction has been part funded by a mix of Homes and Communities Agency grants, market sale and shared ownership sales.

Our St Peter's View, Rhea Hall, Highley development was completed in January 2017. This development consists of 17 x 1, 2 & 3 bed bungalows and is a mixture of affordable rent, shared ownership and open market sale.

Phase 1 New Homes Programme

We have now successfully completed our Phase 1 new homes programme, and have built 68 new homes in the County. This programme included a mixture of affordable rent and shared ownership homes and was part-funded through a partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Section 106 funds.

West Midlands Contractor Helping to Spark Bright Futures

Star Housing's electrical contractors, The Dodd Group, have generously donated £500 to New Century Court our Supported Living Accommodation for Young People.

Chimney Safety Week

Chimney Safety Week focuses on the importance of chimney sweeping and appliance maintenance, the use of quality fuels and tips to get the most efficiency from appliances. Read more about this feature here.

Trevor's Downsizing Relief

Trevor, who is one our senior customers here at STAR had just gone through a great personal loss and was beginning to struggle but with Stephanie’s help he has a new positive outlook. Read more of the story here

Reducing Missed Repair Appointments

Figures have been released showing the level of appointments our repair operatives haven't been able to complete because customers are not at home. This comes after reminder text messages have been sent on booking of the appointment and the day befor

Taking a strong stance against anti-social behaviour and drug use

A Closure Order has been secured on a property in Swan Lane, Oswestry after Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing), working closely with West Mercia and Merseyside Police and with support from Shropshire Council’s Legal team, took action a

Events

Next Board meeting is on Tuesday 25th September

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 25th September

Next Board Development Subcommittee meeting Tuesday 6th November

The next meeting of the Development Subcommittee is on Tuesday 6th November

Next Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee is Monday 12th November

The next meeting of the Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee is on Monday 12th November