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Posted on: Fri 28 June, 2019

Rural Housing Week 2019 tackles the complex issues around Building for rural communities. Here we use our Watling Close development in Canon Pyon as an example of the work Herefordshire Housing do to meet the specific needs of our rural communities while driving up housing supply.

The idyllic village of Canon Pyon sits only 8 miles outside of Hereford city centre, yet the housing issues facing a rural community like this can... Read more

Posted on: Fri 28 June, 2019

The theme of Rural Housing Week 2019 is Building for rural communities. We’ll be joining in the discussion by sharing case studies and articles around this theme, looking at our work to deliver high quality, affordable housing and improving the communities we live in.

Community engagement is vital for Housing Associations in rural areas, helping us to build developments that respond to local needs. With this in mind, we’ll be exploring our... Read more

Posted on: Mon 10 June, 2019

There were cheers, smiles and even a few tears as the family of John ‘Brummie’ Stokes opened the affordable housing development, named after the great man himself. Brummie Stokes Court is situated where The Ship Inn formerly stood, a much-loved but sadly neglected pub on Ross Road, Hereford. A little over two years later and the site has been transformed into an attractive new development comprising 35 one and two-bedroom apartments, all of which are affordable rent.

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Posted on: Wed 6 March, 2019

The Blackfriars scheme will be made up of 31 affordable rent (HomePoint) apartments (22 for over 50s) and 20 for private rent (1 and 2 bedroom). The scheme is expected to be completed by June 2019. 

Posted on: Thu 21 February, 2019

It starting life as a Working Boys’ Home in 1877 and went on to become Herefordshire Council's registry office. This beautiful redbrick site purchased by Herefordshire Housing in 2018 will be transformed into 75 1 & 2 bedroom apartments (including affordable).

The red brick frontage of the building will be kept, with the newer buildings located at the rear being demolished and replaced with complimentary architecture.

The project will be split into 2 phases. Phase 1 will ... Read more

Posted on: Tue 5 February, 2019

Connexus, the group which looks after Herefordshire Housing, South Shropshire Housing Association and Meres and Mosses Housing Association have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the UK Housing Awards 2019. 

The Oval in Hereford has been nominated for a Neighbourhood Transformation Award.

Neighbourhood Transformation Award (The Oval Hereford)

The Oval was a major multi-million-pound programme of improvement and regeneration work across Kilvert Road, Broxash Drive,... Read more

Posted on: Tue 1 May, 2018

The scheme will comprise of one and two-bedroom apartments, all 35 flats will be affordable rent. There will be a total of 26 parking spaces for the 23 two-bedroom and 12 one-bedroom apartments. The apartments are due for completion in June 2019.

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May 2019 Handover date for all 35 flats has... Read more
Posted on: Wed 18 April, 2018

The decision has been taken to redevelop the prefabs on Beattie Avenue (story here). These prefabs weren't designed to last, the past 30 years have been a compromise between the costs of sustaining the properties vs the costs to redevelop them. The time when we need to consider the latter has come. The above image is a street view interpretation, to demonstrate what the street frontage will look like. 

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Posted on: Wed 18 April, 2018

The Oval Development represents a major multi-million pound programme of improvement and regeneration across an area that Includes Kilvert Road, Broxash Drive, Belmont Road and Beattie Avenue in Hereford. The largest and most ambitious initiative we’ve ever undertaken, it involves demolition, new build and refurbishment and will transform the area by creating a sustainable community which improves choices and life changes for residents.

The scheme includes the demolition of 194 flats... Read more