30 Sep 2019
New affordable housing developments in South Somerset have been shortlisted for top national awards.
24 Sep 2019
A new housing development in Coldwaltham has won national recognition for its role in meeting the pressing need for affordable homes in the area.
24 Sep 2019
Leading social housing provider Stonewater is in the running for a top national award for the outstanding work of its development team.
18 Sep 2019
Leading housing association Stonewater is working with Community Self Build Agency (now part of Alabaré, a leading UK provider of supported housing) and The Royal British Legion to deliver a long-awaited community build development at Waterworks Lane in Leominster, Herefordshire.
13 Sep 2019
Leading housing provider Stonewater is delighted to announce that work on 125 brand-new affordable homes in Castle Cary, on the Wayside Farm site, now known as Mulberry Meadows, has begun.
11 Sep 2019
Social housing provider Stonewater supported a community event that took over Floyds Fields recreation ground in Tile Hill Village, Coventry.
11 Sep 2019
Leading social housing provider Stonewater has handed over the keys to 67 of its properties in Wandsworth, London to New World Housing Association.
06 Sep 2019
There are a number of important issues raised in the consultation from housing secretary Robert Jenrick on a potential “new national model for shared ownership”.
04 Sep 2019
John Bruton, Executive Director – Finance, said: “In politically uncertain times, Stonewater welcomes the increased funding for the police, social care, education and NHS outlined in today’s Spending Review. While marking a significant increase in public spending and being billed as ‘an end to austerity’ by Chancellor Sajid Javid, there was little reference to housing beyond £54m of new funding targeted at reducing homelessness and rough sleeping.
04 Sep 2019
"While this is proving to be an unprecedented week in UK politics, Stonewater - like thousands of other businesses and organisations - will remain focused on our customers and communities.
29 Aug 2019
Responding to the announcement by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Sue Shirt, Executive Director – Customer Experience, said: “As a leading provider of shared ownership housing in communities across England, Stonewater is pleased to see the government focusing on improving shared ownership opportunities."
28 Aug 2019
Swindon's local enterprises and community groups are benefitting from a new meeting and events space created by leading national housing association Stonewater.
28 Aug 2019
Housing association, Stonewater has begun construction of 11 affordable homes in the charming village of Sherington. The development located off the High Street will provide nine homes for affordable rent and two homes for shared ownership.
23 Aug 2019
Today, housing associations (HAs) own over 2.5 million homes housing an estimated five million residents. Despite there being more than 1,500 HAs across the UK, a poll from the National Housing Federation showed that 70 per cent of respondents had never considered going to a HA for a home.
14 Aug 2019
Leading housing provider Stonewater has said the government must ensure more is done to address domestic abuse across society, including among the old and the young, the LGBTQ+ community and also those with learning difficulties.
13 Aug 2019
The building of 16 brand-new affordable homes on a development called Pembroke in Milton Keynes, has officially begun. The affordable properties are being delivered by CALA Homes and the Milton Keynes local authority, as part of phase two of the CALA at Whitehouse development, which will bring a further 64 high-quality new homes to the area.
12 Aug 2019
A midlands-based executive director from housing association Stonewater has been shortlisted for a national award after going above and beyond when one of the organisation’s estates in Amesbury, Wiltshire, became the focus of investigation in relation to the Salisbury Novichok poisoning.
09 Aug 2019
Colleagues from social housing provider, Stonewater, are celebrating after three of its remarkable women and one outstanding scheme, have been shortlisted for national awards.
08 Aug 2019
The appointment by Stonewater and Ian Williams has increased the availability of repair services provided to Stonewater’s customers in the South of England. The two organisations will also launch jointly branded vehicles in the coming weeks to promote the new arrangements.
08 Aug 2019
A Bath-based equality and diversity specialist for social housing provider Stonewater has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of her major contribution to improving equality and social justice across the housing sector.
08 Aug 2019
Social housing provider Stonewater is celebrating after its South Asian Women’s Refuge (SAWR) in Bedford has been shortlisted for a national Women in Housing award. The refuge provides safe, supported housing for South Asian women and children fleeing domestic abuse and is a contender in the improving the lives of women or communities (large) category.
23 Jul 2019
Local residents, members from Stoke-sub-Hamdon Parish Council and representatives from South Somerset District Council joined social housing provider Stonewater and its scheme partners on Friday (5 July 2019) for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of its brand-new rural development, Orchid Acre Close.
18 Jul 2019
Housing association Stonewater began construction of 36 affordable homes in St. Neots last month. The development located off Huntingdon Street has been supported with funding from Homes England and will provide 14 homes for affordable rent and 22 homes for shared ownership.
09 Jul 2019
A ribbon-cutting performed by housing minister Kit Malthouse marked the official opening of a new residential development in East Anton, Andover, from leading national housing provider, Stonewater.
08 Jul 2019
Stonewater is committed to leading the way in rural housebuilding and in celebration of Rural Housing Week 2019, Stonewater’s Executive Director for Development, Jonathan Layzell, explains why Stonewater is determined to take on the challenge.
02 Jul 2019
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on June 19 2019 to celebrate the much-anticipated completion of 15 brand-new, affordable homes in Wincanton. The seven two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom homes are the first properties let by Stonewater on the Buy to Rent scheme.
28 Jun 2019
Leading national housing provider, Stonewater, has welcomed the government announcement of £1bn being made available to fund thousands more social and affordable homes.
14 Jun 2019
For buyers that are tired of renting, Stonewater’s brand-new shared ownership apartments at Sonning House offer an affordable way to take that first step on the property ladder with a much smaller deposit than when buying on the open market.
13 Jun 2019
Local politicians, community leaders and stakeholders joined leading national housing association, Stonewater in celebrating the opening of a brand-new affordable residential development in Charminster. The ribbon cutting ceremony, which took place on June 6, 2019, showcased the 24 affordable homes provided by Stonewater.
06 Jun 2019
Chipping Norton welcomed the new residential development of 91 affordable homes at Cotswold Gate on May 23, 2019.
31 May 2019
As a leading national housing provider, funding from the Longleigh Foundation, will deliver a four-bedroom project called The LGBTQ+ Safe Space to provide practical and emotional support for the LGBTQ+ community in and around Swindon.
28 May 2019
Based upon our experience in running specialist women's refuges, we agree that those who flee their home due to domestic violence should be entitled to housing, especially if they have been forced to surrender their accommodation.
28 May 2019
The first ever capital allocation of £500k was approved by Homes England’s Community Housing Fund for a development project led by Stonewater (national housing association) and South Petherton Community Land Trust (SPCLT).
23 May 2019
Ben Bradshaw MP visited Exeter Foyer on Friday 10 May 2019 to meet the foyer’s young residents and find out more about the support provided by Stonewater at the foyer, which is in his constituency.
08 May 2019
Stonewater owns around 8,200 homes in the Midlands and we are one of the housing associations involved in the Voluntary Right to Buy pilot currently running in the region.
02 May 2019
Stonewater owns around 8,200 homes in the Midlands and is part of the government’s Voluntary Right to Buy pilot currently running in the region. Stonewater is proud to be involved in the pilot helping many of our tenants to realise their home ownership dreams and also delivering much-needed new social and affordable housing.
02 Apr 2019
Leading national housing association, Stonewater, has partnered with Community Forest Trust (CFT) to plant trees as it builds more affordable homes.
25 Mar 2019
Guinness and Stonewater, two major social housing providers, have signed their Strategic Framework Agreement with Homes England. The government agency is to provide £224m of funding for the two organisations to begin building 4,500, high-quality, affordable homes by 2022.
19 Mar 2019
The Grade II listed former Cookridge Hospital building will be converted into 30 affordable homes as Stonewater embark on construction at Oak Park Lane on Friday afternoon (15 March). The development is being delivered in partnership with Strategic Team Group and Leeds City Council with funding from Homes England and the Recycled Capital Grant Fund (RCGF).
18 Mar 2019
Stonewater, one of the UK’s largest housing associations has completed the transfer of housing stock to Nottingham-based housing association, Tuntum. Residents joined the two affordable home providers at Churchfield Terrace to celebrate the completion of the sale and transfer of a retirement living scheme on Friday afternoon (8 March 2019).
15 Mar 2019
Stonewater has purchased a development site with planning consent for 32 new homes in Birstall, Leeds.
13 Mar 2019
In politically uncertain times, Stonewater welcomes the continued focus on tackling the UK’s housing crisis in today’s Spring Statement.
08 Mar 2019
Residents at Alfred Davey Court in Brighton, celebrated the stunning refurbishment of their retirement living scheme on Thursday (7 March), enjoying a special brunch with guests including local stakeholders.
07 Mar 2019
During the south east’s biggest housing event, Total Housing 2019, held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole, leading national housing association Stonewater hosted a fringe event for housing professionals to discuss the chronic housing shortage in the south east on Wednesday, 6 March.
05 Mar 2019
Stonewater is making progress towards finalising a £100 million loan from the European Investment Bank. In our view, the proposed deal offers significant benefits to our business and our tenants. There are risks, but we are clear on what these are and how they will be managed.
01 Mar 2019
Best Companies and 24housing have revealed the top 25 housing associations to work for in the UK on 1 March, with Stonewater as 25th best housing association to work for. This is a significant accomplishment for the leading affordable home provider, following their recent ranking of 78th in The Sunday Times best not-for-profit companies to work for in the UK 2019 list last month.
27 Feb 2019
"Stonewater welcomes the confirmation by Housing Minister, Kit Malthouse, for a five-year rent settlement of CPI +1% from April 2020, for both housing associations and local authorities. We are pleased that the Government has listened to the sector and introduced a measure that offers the sector financial stability and allows us to plan for the longer-term...
21 Feb 2019
On the evening of 20 February, the Sunday Times announced this year’s 100 Best Companies to work for in the UK, with Stonewater named as the 78th best not-for-profit organisation to work for.