Press releases

Work begins on 49 affordable homes in Shefford

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09 Aug 2017

Construction has started on a new development of 49 Stonewater homes in Shefford to help tackle the shortage of affordable homes in the area.

Stonewater issues £100m from new funding facility to help drive ambitious housing programme

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07 Aug 2017

Leading social housing provider Stonewater has signed a $150 million funding facility to help drive its ambitious housing development programme which is set to deliver 2,765 new homes across England by 2021. Stonewater secured the loan facility from Pricoa Capital Group, the principal asset management arm of US financial services group Prudential Financial.

Longleigh Foundation funds housing association’s national digital project to help older residents go online

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01 Aug 2017

National grant-giving charity Longleigh Foundation, has awarded a £14,350 grant to fund social housing provider Stonewater’s country-wide programme of digital taster days aimed at helping its retirement living residents go online and maximise the benefits of the internet.

Stonewater named South West Housing Association Landlord of the Year!

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17 Jul 2017

Stonewater has been named Regional Housing Association Landlord of the Year at the South West Regional Energy Efficiency & Healthy Homes Awards 2017 for excellence and best practice in delivering energy improvements in a housing project for vulnerable people in Poole, Dorset.

Rural Housing Week sees completion of much-needed affordable village homes in Deddington

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15 Jul 2017

Rural Housing Week (3-7 July) was marked in Deddington with the completion of the first six of 30 much-needed Stonewater affordable homes for local people struggling to find housing in the village.

Hong Kong housing delegation visits flagship retirement living scheme in Nottingham

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14 Jul 2017

A delegation of housing professionals from Hong Kong was in Nottingham last week (7 July) for a VIP tour of Abbey Lodge, a retirement living scheme for the over 55s in Beeston, owned and operated by social housing provider Stonewater.

North Mundham village scheme highlights the challenges of creating affordable rural housing

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11 Jul 2017

To mark the start of the National Housing Federation’s Rural Housing Week (3-7 July), social housing provider Stonewater has given representatives from Chichester District Council, North Mundham Parish Council and other guests, a progress tour of a new development of 25 much-needed affordable homes off School Lane in Stoney Meadow, North Mundham.

Rural housing week sees start of construction on 20 affordable homes for local people in Long Itchington

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07 Jul 2017

Social housing provider Stonewater celebrated the National Housing Federation’s Rural Housing Week (3-7 July), with the start of construction on 20 affordable village homes for local people in Long Itchington.

25-year Chilcompton building partnership celebrates 300 affordable homes during Rural Housing Week

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05 Jul 2017

The completion of 10 new affordable homes at Parsonage Lane in Chilcompton has marked the start of Rural Housing Week (3-7 July) and a successful 25-year construction partnership between social housing provider Stonewater and village-based builders Winsley White.

Patrick Symington joins Stonewater Board

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03 Jul 2017

Former First Wessex Finance, Governance and ICT Director Patrick Symington has joined the Board of social housing provider Stonewater as a new non-executive director and Chair of the Risk and Assurance Committee. He will have responsibility for overseeing and reporting to the Board on risk management and the organisation’s audit function.