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Phase 1 New Homes Programme

We have now successfully completed our Phase 1 new homes programme, and have built 68 new homes in the County. This programme included a mixture of affordable rent and shared ownership homes and was part-funded through a partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Section 106 funds.

Phase 2 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 2 new build homes programme is now complete and our sites at Unicorn Road (4 x 2 bed bungalows), Maple Avenue (4 x 1 bed flats), Wat’s Drive, Oswestry (2 x 2 bed houses) and Mount Bradford Lane, St Martins (2 x 2 bed bungalows) are now occupied. Construction has been part funded by a mix of Homes and Communities Agency grants, market sale and shared ownership sales.

Our St Peter's View, Rhea Hall, Highley development was completed in January 2017. This development consists of 17 x 1, 2 & 3 bed bungalows and is a mixture of affordable rent, shared ownership and open market sale.

Phase 3 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 3 new build homes programme was started by Harper Group in December 2016 and runs until Autumn 2017. This phase encompasses a site of 3 affordable rent, 2 bed houses in Church Road, Alveley and 2 affordable rent, 2 bed bungalows in Drayton Road, Shifnal. These sites are part-funded by the Homes and Communities Agency and Section 106 funds.

We also have 2 x 1 bedroomed bungalows being built by Speller Metcalfe in Brynmelyn, Llynclys due to start in March 2017.

Phase 4 New Homes 

Speller Metcalfe are building 2 x 1 bedroomed affordable rent bungalows in Brynmelyn, Llynclys. These homes are due to complete in August 2018.

Harper Group are continuing to build new homes in Phase 4 for us and have started work in Fernhill Lane, Gobowen (4 x 2 bed shared ownership houses), College Road, Oswestry (4 x 1 bed affordable rent flats) and Gower Place, Oswestry (3 x 2 bed affordable rent bungalows). These new homes are scheduled to be complete by January 2018.

In addition to the above, work started in July 2017 at Ash Grove, Albrighton (3 x 2 bed shared ownership houses) and Pitchford Road, Albrighton 2 x 2 bed affordable rent bungalows). These new homes will be complete in Spring 2018.

New kit for Oswestry Boys and Girls football club thanks to Community Chest funding

Oswestry Boys and Girls Club – under 8’s players are sporting a new sponsored kit, thanks to an award of just over £529 from our Community Chest fund.

Struggling this January?

Did you spend more than you expected this Christmas? The Money Advice Trust has some helpful tips on how to prepare for next year...

STAR Housing save crucial young people’s service in Oswestry

We are delighted to have taken over an important young people’s service in Oswestry in a move that prevents its closure.

Christmas Office Closure

Our offices will be closed from 3pm on Friday 22nd December until Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Saying thank you – with food!

Residents living at our sheltered housing scheme on Wilkinson Avenue in Broseley work tirelessly to support each other and make sure the surroundings of where they live are in tip-top condition.

Events

New Rents Calendar

Download and print our new rents calendar, helping you to keep on top of your payments

Next Board meeting Tuesday 27th February 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 27th February 2018