Housing

Work associated with the public and private housing sectors are included in this section.


L&Q’s commitment to education is a lesson for the industry

Published 11 January 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

As a regulated charitable housing association, London and Quadrant’s (L&Q) culture is deeply rooted in action ‘with a social conscience’.

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An apprenticeship with Redrow Homes Limited puts painter and decorator Bailey’s career in the pink!

Published 12 December 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

An apprenticeship with Redrow Homes Limited puts painter and decorator Bailey’s career in the pink

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Encouraging the next generation of female pupils to climb the career ladder of construction – homebuilder Morganstone

Published 18 June 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Encouraging the next generation of female pupils to climb the career ladder of construction – Morganstone

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Taking a considerate approach to constructing student accommodation in Winchester – Geoffrey Osborne Ltd

Published 28 March 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Taking a considerate approach to constructing student accommodation in Winchester – Geoffrey Osborne Ltd

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Praised by the Scheme for its innovative and exceptional practice – Redrow Homes London’s Lyon Square project

Published 14 February 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Praised by the Scheme for its innovative and exceptional practice – Redrow Homes London’s Lyon Square project

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Exceptional consideration shown on Deeley Construction’s Fordham House project

Published 18 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

A new development of 82 apartments in historic Stratford-upon-Avon has been praised by the Scheme for its exceptionally considerate approach.

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VINCI Construction UK’s Liberty Point project

Published 12 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

VINCI’s exciting development involves the conversion of three high-rise office blocks to form 240 units of student accommodation, a reception area and gymnasium in Southampton. Outlining the project and its unique challenges, Construction Manager Refiq Latif said: “This project here at Liberty Point consists of the refurbishment of a previous British Gas building into new halls of residence for students….

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Demonstrating their skills as considerate constructors – Skillcrown Homes Ltd

Published 10 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Fiona Richardson, Development Manager at Skillcrown Homes Ltd. “The Scheme ensures all local residents are considered and more care is taken to deal with problems. This benefits the workforce, local community and the image of construction.” One of Skillcrown’s completed projects was the development of 13 two and three-bedroomed apartments in Greenhithe, Kent, complete with underground parking for housing association…

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Enabling independent living for residents with disabilities – Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd

Published 16 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd was working on behalf of client, HB Villages Ltd, to construct independent living homes in Walsall, West Midlands for people with physical or learning disabilities. HB Villages is a privately owned property development and investment company delivering specialist housing in community settings across the UK, in partnership with social housing, charities and support providers….

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Community consideration soared at Berkeley Homes (South East London) Ltd’s Saffron Square project

Published 16 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Berkeley Homes’ Saffron Square project in Croydon – a five-block development of 792 apartments, and a separate 44-storey tower – was praised by the Scheme Monitor for its innovative and exceptional practice. Work on the development began in 2009 and finished in Spring 2017, with the five apartment blocks already being earmarked for occupation as work was being carried out on the main 44-storey…

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Knight Harwood Ltd’s considerate re-construction of a fire-damaged town house

Published 27 September 2017 | Written by Content Writer

The contractor’s Red Lodge project in Palace Court involved the demolition of the condemned eight-storey house in London’s Notting Hill and its considerate restoration to its former glory with the new build of a 20,000 square foot house. Describing the brief, Senior Project Manager Jason Marshall said: “The original building had caught fire and was structurally damaged beyond repair and so this project came…

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A sterling example of considerate practice – Wakefield and District Housing’s community homes project

Published 14 September 2017 | Written by Content Writer

The project in Crofton, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was to construct 32 timber-framed two and three-bedroom properties and a bungalow in a residential area. From the very outset the WDH team engaged with the local community, hosting a charity coffee morning to unveil the plans and invite feedback, and organising community events and supporting local schools. Outlining the ethos behind the…

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Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd’s Centenary Quay development in Southampton

Published 12 July 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Safety was a firm priority for Willmott Dixon at its Centenary Quay Phase 3 project in Woolston, Southampton – a mixed use retail and residential development situated in the historic ship building yards alongside the River Itchen. Willmott Dixon’s Centenary Quay project involved the construction of a supermarket and 180-residential unit on behalf of client Crest Nicholson Operations Limited. The contractor…

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Considerately converting commercial buildings into Crown Estate homes – Network Homes

Published 17 April 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Network Homes’ new high quality residential development in Pimlico, London, involved the conversion of three former commercial buildings – one built in 1850 and the other two in 1979 – by contractor Kingsbury Construction Co Ltd. Network Homes is one of the largest housing associations in London and the South East. It specialises in development, regeneration, and housing management, owning and…

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The Scheme has been at the foundation of Higgins Construction plc’s Gabriel Square Development project

Published 14 March 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Higgins Construction plc’s Gabriel Square Development project in St Albans has had the Scheme ethos at its very core, and its work has been praised by the Scheme Monitor for its innovative and exceptional practice. A Scheme Associate Member, Higgins Construction plc registered its first project with the Scheme in September 2000 and has since signed up well over 200…

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