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 should be ready 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 new homes will be complete in Spring 2018.

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.

Text Messaging for our repairs service

Our repairs team will send you a text message when you report a repair to us, to confirm your appointment and then one to remind you the day before.

Save water and save money

Saving water can be an easy process. The smallest changes can make a huge difference overtime. Remember, around 25% of your energy bill comes from heating water - so being efficient can help cut down on bills too!

Celebrating community champions – we need your photographs

We’re on the lookout for your photographs as part of this year’s National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) Photography Competition.

New kit for Oswestry Boys and Girls football club thanks to Community Chest funding

Oswestry Boys and Girls Club – under 8’s players are sporting a new sponsored kit, thanks to an award of just over £529 from our Community Chest fund.

Struggling this January?

Did you spend more than you expected this Christmas? The Money Advice Trust has some helpful tips on how to prepare for next year...

Events

New Rents Calendar

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

Next Board meeting Tuesday 27th February 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 27th February 2018