Moving out of mums: Sisters Molly and Lauren find independence thanks to shared ownership.
Sisters Molly and Lauren bought their shared ownership home earlier this year after both wanting independence. They were both living at home with their mum, but wanted a place to call their own.
Derelict, anti-social hotspot is transformed into affordable village living for over 55s in Meir
Earlier this year we finished transforming the once derelict Station Hotel Pub in Meir into brand-new affordable homes for the over 55s. The former hotspot for anti-social behaviour is now home to 18 residents who share communal facilities such as café, restaurant and gym at neighbouring Rowan Village. Find out what new resident Elizabeth has to say...
Update on our repairs service
As we approach the winter break, we wanted to update you on our repairs service. Unfortunately, as we approach the end of the year, we’ve had an increase in winter-related repairs, ICT issues as well as a shortage of staff and materials. So, like many other housing providers across the country, we’re struggling to repair our customer’s properties in our usual target times.
Community spirit helps residents at Bentilee scheme get through the pandemic
In March 2020, when the country went into lockdown, those shielding without family nearby struggled to reach essentials like food and medication. Residents at Staffs Housing’s Stirling Close came together to make sure this wasn’t the case for those shielding at their scheme.
7 reasons to live at Cecilly Mills, Cheadle
Our latest shared ownership development, Cecilly Mills, is due to be completed next summer. The development of two and three homes has proved popular, with only two homes remaining. The homes, that start from just £92,500 for a 50% share, have spacious living areas, fully turfed gardens and private driveways. Take a look at our 7 reasons to move to Cecilly Mills, Cheadle here…
Gardening competition: winners announced
We’re celebrating our green-fingered residents who transformed their outdoor spaces during the pandemic. Residents across our 3,000 homes were invited to enter a gardening competition to find the best plant displays, communal gardens, individual gardens and allotments. This month, Housing Manager Laura Dalton congratulated the six winners and three runners-up including resident Brian who won the ‘nicest garden’ prize.
Making home ownership more affordable for single buyers: Michelle’s story
Single buyer Michelle bought a brand-new home at Saxon Gate, Crewe this summer. She needed a home for herself and daughter Casey to live in after a relationship breakdown. Shared ownership helped Michelle buy a brand new home with a smaller deposit and monthly payments, read her story here.
Handyman Dan brings positive change to the residents and staff at our over 50s homes this international men’s day
This international men’s day we’re appreciating Dan our village handyman who brings positive change to his community and workplace. He was nominated by his colleagues for always going above and beyond and helping others where he can.
Celebrating the lives of those we’ve lost this Remembrance Day
This Remembrance Day West End Village residents are celebrating the lives of those sadly lost in the last 18 months.