Press releases

Former Pig & Whistle pub transformed into 17 affordable homes in Bridgwater

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27 Apr 2017

The former Pig & Whistle pub, off Parkway in Bridgwater, has been officially reopened this week as a stylish new development of 17 much-needed affordable rental homes for local people.

Longleigh Foundation awards £35k to fund vital recovery programme for Southampton women’s refuge

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11 Apr 2017

A Southampton women’s refuge has secured funding to pay for a vital recovery programme aimed at helping victims of domestic abuse regain their lives.

Stonewater retains highest HCA rating

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29 Mar 2017

Stonewater, one of the UK’s leading social housing providers, has retained its top G1/V1 governance and viability ranking from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey visits shared ownership scheme in Bilton helping first time buyers

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24 Mar 2017

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has visited Gardeners End in Bilton to talk to social housing provider Stonewater about how affordable shared ownership schemes can help struggling first-time buyers get a foot on the property ladder.

Ribbon-cutting celebrates opening of 23 new affordable Stonewater homes in Siddington

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22 Mar 2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has marked the official opening of 23 affordable new Stonewater homes near Siddington village. The new rental and shared ownership properties which have been financed by social housing provider Stonewater are part of a 55-home development by Bloor Homes, named The Gateway.

Construction starts on 30 affordable homes for Mendip locals in Evercreech

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13 Mar 2017

Construction has begun on a smart new rural development of 30 affordable homes for rent and shared ownership at Maesdown Road in Evercreech, near Shepton Mallet.

43 affordable homes in Amesbury to help tackle growing housing shortage

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10 Mar 2017

Leading social housing provider Stonewater and housebuilder Bloor Homes have completed the first homes at a much-needed new development of 43 affordable homes in Princess Way, Amesbury.

Ribbon-cutting in Welford-on-Avon celebrates completion of urgently-needed affordable homes

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09 Mar 2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has marked the completion of six stylish new Stonewater homes for affordable rent and shared home ownership in Welford-on-Avon.

Spare a thought for women’s refuges on International Women’s Day

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08 Mar 2017

Two women are killed every week in England and Wales by abusive partners. International Women’s Day this week (8 March) offers an opportunity to reflect on the hugely valuable services provided by women’s refuges and shelters in the community. But these safe havens are struggling to survive. Since 2010, 17% of all refuges in England have closed while domestic abuse-related crimes were reported up by 61% between 2013 and 2016.

Spring Budget – good news for housebuilding

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08 Mar 2017

We welcome the Chancellor’s multi-million pound education and training provision in this Budget to boost productivity.