Press releases

New Sweet Memories café opens in Bickley for dementia sufferers

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11 May 2015

Robert Whyte House (RWH), a social housing scheme in Oldfield Road, Bickley for over 55s run by leading social housing provider Stonewater, opened its doors this month to the new Sweet Memories café for dementia sufferers, their carers and families in the Bromley community.

Stonewater five-a-side semi-finalists help raise £2,750 for St Nick charity

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05 May 2015

A talented team of Stonewater footballers has narrowly missed out on the cup final at a charity five-a-side tournament in Bristol which raised £2,750 for ASK St Nicholas, a specialist after school club for children with learning difficulties.

New affordable housing community to transform old Millbrook care home site

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27 Apr 2015

There was good news this month for Southampton residents struggling to find low-cost housing in the city as construction got under way on 28 affordable homes on the former site of the Whitehaven Lodge Care Home in Buttermere Close, Millbrook.

Penfields Estate residents team-up for a community day spring-clean in Stourbridge

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16 Apr 2015

Residents of the Penfields Estate in Bredon Road, Stourbridge, took part in a fun-filled spring clean-up and community day organised by leading social housing provider Stonewater which owns and manages 250 properties in the development.

Stonewater comment on Party manifesto housing plans

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15 Apr 2015

As one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, Stonewater has been taking a great deal of interest in what each of the Parties are setting out in their manifestos regarding the current housing crisis.

10 new affordable homes are taking shape in Chard

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10 Apr 2015

A much-needed development of 10 new Stonewater homes for affordable rent is taking shape at Rosebank in Millfield, Chard. Stonewater, one of the UK’s leading housing providers, is working with South Somerset District Council and Brookvale to deliver the £1.5 million scheme that will offer a mix of five two-bedroom, two three-bedroom and one four-bedroom houses and two two-bedroom flats.

First 42 affordable homes are completed on the Willow Estate in Thorne

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01 Apr 2015

Representatives from Doncaster Council,the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and other guests joined leading UK housing provider Stonewater to celebrate the completion of the first phase of homes for affordable rent on the Willow Estate in Thorne, Doncaster. The event was marked with the presentation of a cheque for £350 from Stonewater and regional contractor Ignite Homes for the Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal.

Stonewater opens 21 new affordable homes in Weymouth

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26 Mar 2015

A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the first phase of Pemberly, a brand new Stonewater development of 21 affordable homes in Littlemoor, Weymouth.

81 reasons to celebrate as affordable homes near completion in Smethwick

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24 Mar 2015

The last apartment block in a much-needed new development of 81 affordable Stonewater homes neared completion this week at Windmill Eye in Smethwick. Members of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and other guests joined housing provider Stonewater at the new apartments which have been named ‘Mason House’ by pupils from St Phillip’s Catholic Primary School in Messenger Road.

Construction starts on affordable housing development in Blandford

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19 Mar 2015

Construction has started on a brand-new community of 13 affordable homes for rent and shared ownership in Blandford Forum which is being developed by leading UK social housing provider Stonewater. The scheme is being built on the site of The Beeches, a former residential home that used to stand at Fairfield Bungalows, Blandford.

Work starts on 25 affordable apartments in Cowplain


18 Mar 2015

Construction has started on a much needed housing development of 25 new affordable rented two-bedroom apartments in Milton Road, Cowplain.

New homes in Stourpaine to help tackle affordable housing shortage


17 Mar 2015

As the housing shortage continues to push-up house prices and private rents in the Blandford and Blackmore Vale area, the village of Stourpaine has seven reasons to cheer this month as construction got underway on a new development of affordable homes in Shaston Road.

Hats off as work starts on much-needed affordable homes in Arlesey


25 Feb 2015

Stonewater successfully bid for funding from the Homes and Communities Agency to secure and deliver the new homes which are due for completion by the end of 2015.