Press releases

52 reasons to celebrate as affordable homes open in Fairford

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20 Feb 2015

Fairford Gate, a brand new £6.6 million development of 52 affordable homes for rent and shared ownership has been officially opened by leading UK social housing provider Stonewater, in Fairford, Gloucestershire.

Stonewater awarded A1 credit rating with ‘stable outlook’

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19 Feb 2015

Stonewater, one of the UK’s leading social housing providers which was formed from the merger of Jephson and Raglan at the start of this year, has received an A1 credit rating from independent credit ratings agency Moody’s.

First phase of much-needed affordable homes gets under way in Stanford

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13 Feb 2015

Construction is set to progress quickly on a much-needed new development of 28 affordable village homes in Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire.

New affordable homes take shape in Chesterton

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12 Feb 2015

Excitement mounted this week as construction progressed on a new £1.8 million Stonewater development of 15 affordable homes at The Green in Chesterton, Bicester. Eleven homes will be offered for affordable rent and four for shared ownership. The homes are due for completion this summer.

Construction starts on new affordable town houses in Stroud

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09 Feb 2015

Members of Stroud District Council and other guests joined social housing provider Stonewater for a turf-cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction this month on a £5 million, new mixed development of 38 affordable town house rental homes in Bisley Old Road, Stroud. Stonewater is one of the UK’s leading social housing providers, formed from the merger of Jephson and Raglan at the start of the year.

New affordable homes are completed in Branton

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06 Feb 2015

Stonewater, one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, has completed the first six homes of a new affordable housing development in Branton on the outskirts of Doncaster. The scheme at Woodlands Walk in Sandhills Way, is being marketed by David Wilson Homes.

Affordable housing scheme helps young Weymouth couple with a place to call home

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26 Jan 2015

Young Weymouth couple Rebecca Greening and Aaron Sharp were desperate to own a home of their own. For the past year the couple have been living with Rebecca’s parents in Littlemoor trying to save enough money for a deposit on a house.

Abingdon Foyer helped make my life better, says Natasha

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22 Jan 2015

When 19-year-old Natasha Greenway moved into Abingdon Foyer as a troubled teenager she was struggling to find a direction in life. She could not have believed that two and a half years on she would be planning to move into her own flat.

Stonewater set to make waves in social housing market

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05 Jan 2015

The new housing association Stonewater has come into being as one of the UK’s most significant social housing providers.

Formed by the merger of Jephson and Raglan, Stonewater has around £160 million in turnover, £1.6 billion in assets, and manages around 31,000 homes across England.

Jephson Raglan merger gets HCA go ahead

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08 Oct 2014

The merger of Jephson and Raglan has been given the go ahead by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Partnership promises thousands of new homes

18 Jul 2014

Partnership plans between Jephson and Raglan housing associations have reached a major milestone this week with the submission of their formal application to the HCA.

Jephson and Raglan announce top appointments

03 Apr 2014

Partnership plans between Jephson and Raglan housing associations have taken another step forward with an announcement by the new Board Designate Committee (BDC) on the proposed top level structure for the merged organisation.

Jephson & Raglan partnership plans progress

29 Jan 2014

Partnership plans between Jephson and Raglan housing associations are moving forward with the formation of a new joint Board Designate Committee (BDC), announced today.

Jephson and Raglan give go ahead to join together

16 Oct 2013

Jephson Homes Housing Association and Raglan Housing have today announced they are to pursue joining their two organisations together, following the announcement of initial talks back in June.

Jephson and Raglan exploring group potential

13 Jun 2013

Jephson Homes Housing Association and Raglan Housing have today announced they are looking at the possibility of joining their two organisations together.