Press releases

Stonewater introduces Stonewater Homes for open market customers

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13 Feb 2017

Social housing provider Stonewater has introduced Stonewater Homes, a specialist service for its home ownership and market rent customers. Stonewater Homes will sell, manage and maintain Stonewater’s open market homes and estates and provide after sales services.

Government’s Housing White Paper is a step in the right direction

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08 Feb 2017

For years, the Government’s house-building programme has focused on home-ownership, ignoring one in three Britons who cannot afford to buy. Yesterday’s Housing White Paper is a step in the right direction and indicates a shift in Government housing strategy towards a more balanced approach to building new homes which meets the needs of people in all financial circumstances. It is good to see a focus now on creating more low-cost rental homes as well as proposals to speed up housing construction and free up public land and brownfield sites for more affordable housing across all tenures.

26 affordable Stonewater homes completed in Taunton as local house prices rise to nine times average salary

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06 Feb 2017

Henlade Close, a new Stonewater development of 26 urgently-needed affordable homes for local people in Henlade village, near Taunton, was officially opened today.

38 affordable rental homes opened in Stroud as local house prices exceed nine times average salary

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03 Feb 2017

A brand new £5 million development of 38 houses for affordable rent for local people was opened today by Stonewater, a leading social housing provider, in Bisley Old Road, Stroud.

Stonewater completes 46 affordable homes to help priced-out Dorset locals

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03 Feb 2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony today has marked the completion of 46 affordable homes for local people in Pemberly, a new Stonewater development in Littlemoor, near Weymouth.

Stonewater appoints new development manager for affordable housing in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire

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02 Feb 2017

Leading social housing provider Stonewater has appointed Rebecca Fleckney, from Tingrith, Bedfordshire, as Development Manager based at the firm’s Milton Keynes office.

Why housing’s new commercialism is good for ‘ethical careers’

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01 Feb 2017

By David Blower, Stonewater Executive Director of Corporate Services

Stonewater launches new Longleigh Foundation to help most vulnerable people hit by welfare cuts

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26 Jan 2017

Responding to the impact of Government Budget and welfare cuts affecting some of its most disadvantaged residents, leading social housing provider Stonewater has launched the Longleigh Foundation, a new independent national charity.

£10.6m funding boost for Stonewater affordable homebuilding programme

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06 Jan 2017

Leading social and affordable housing provider Stonewater’s homebuilding plans have received a £10.6 million funding boost from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Bedford refuge’s online ‘wish-list’ aims to bring festive cheer to homeless women and children this Christmas

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22 Dec 2016

Staff at Stonewater Asian Women’s Refuge in Bedford are appealing to members of the community to help bring a little festive cheer to homeless and vulnerable women and their children staying at the shelter this Christmas. The refuge has set up an Amazon wish-list of much-needed items which can be purchased online and sent directly to the shelter at the touch of a button.