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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.

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 3 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 3 new build homes programme was started by Harper Group in December 2016 and runs until 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.

We also have 2 x 1 bedroomed bungalows being built by Speller Metcalfe in Brynmelyn, Llynclys due to start in March 2017.

Phase 4 New Homes 

Speller Metcalfe are building 2 x 1 bedroomed affordable rent bungalows in Brynmelyn, Llynclys. These homes are due to complete in August 2018.

Harper Group are continuing to build new homes in Phase 4 for us and have started work in Fernhill Lane, Gobowen (4 x 2 bed shared ownership houses), College Road, Oswestry (4 x 1 bed affordable rent flats) and Gower Place, Oswestry (3 x 2 bed affordable rent bungalows). These new homes are scheduled to be complete by January 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 new homes will be complete in Spring 2018.

A summer of fun for young people in Bridgnorth thanks to Community Chest fund

Young people in Bridgnorth enjoyed a fun-filled summer thanks to our Community Chest fund.

STAR tenants can access free energy advice this winter

A new partnership between MEA and the Ebico Trust will enable STAR Housing tenants to seek expert advice and support through a local Freephone advice line.

Keeping your home warm this winter - Warm Homes Discount Fund

£140 off your energy bill for those who qualify.

Best garden winner announced

Mrs Mary Smith from Pinefields in Much Wenlock has been crowned the winner of this year’s Garden Competition.

Events

New Rents Calendar

Download and print our new rents calendar, helping you to keep on top of your payments

Next Board meeting Thursday 30th November 2017

The next meeting of the STAR Board is on Thursday 30th November

Road Safety Week 2017

From 20.11.2017 to 26.11.2017

We're proud to support this year's Road Safety Week.