Hanging baskets for Ings

Once again, we were delighted to support Hull City Council’s ‘Make a hanging basket’ workshops in Ings, east Hull. This is the second year we have contributed to this annual event, which the council has held in the area for several years.  Ings residents who attend the workshops receive free hanging baskets, plants and compost.  Council staff are on hand to guide them through the steps to plant up the...

Date: 18/07/2016

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Student Site Visits in Hull

Students from Hull Training Centre visited our major regeneration project at Ings in Hull in March, to learn more about the construction industry, as part of their studies. Five trainee Joiners and 15 students hoping to become Painters & Decorators or Multiskillers from the college visited our development on Saltshouse Road in Ings, where they had the opportunity to tour the development, meet the...

Date: 30/03/2016

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New Show Homes in Hull

This month has seen the opening of our new show homes at The Leeway development, marking a milestone in the delivery of our long-term regeneration project with Hull City Council in the Ings area of Hull. Homes are now available to buy on The Leeway, which is the first phase of the redevelopment of Ings, and the two show homes opened to the public...

Date: 29/01/2016

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Hull apprentice wins national award

Ryan Cook, the local apprentice bricklayer working on our Ings development in Hull, has won the Young Builder of the Year award for 2015 in the national awards organised by Youthbuild UK. These awards celebrate young people  who have overcome challenges to achieve a career in construction, and Ryan, who is employed by our contracting partner Lovell, was chosen from over 100...

Date: 20/10/2015

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Public Art Unveiled on Castleward Project

Compendium Living are delighted to unveil the stainless steel chair sculptures that we commissioned for the new public square and boulevard that form part of our Castleward scheme in Derby. Produced for us by Derbyshire artists Sculpture Works, the eye-catching structures range in size from 500mm to 4m, and commemorate the trades and industries that historically operated in the Castleward area. ...

Date: 12/10/2015

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Healthy cities research project

We are delighted to be participating in a major research project led by the University of West England (UWE Bristol) in partnership with urban planning and research consultancy Daniel Black and Associates (db+a) and the University of Bath, with support from the University of Washington and United Nations University.  This consortium has been awarded substantial funding from The Wellcome Trust to look into the factors...

Date: 29/09/2015

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Sculptures display at Castleward, Derby

One of the retail spaces awaiting occupation along the boulevard at our Castleward development in Derby has been used to showcase artwork produced by a local university graduate. Since we began work on this major regeneration scheme in the city, Compendium Living have worked with local charitable arts organisation QUAD on several occasions to showcase arts-based projects in the city.  We recently teamed up with them...

Date: 15/09/2015

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Lighting up the Freedom Festival in Hull

Compendium Living were delighted to be able to help a local youth arts group get involved in the Hull Freedom Festival programme this year, as part of our sponsorship of this annual event. We are working with Hull City Council to deliver a major regeneration project in Ings in east Hull, and were particularly keen for local people in the...

Date: 15/09/2015

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Ings ‘Safety Super-Hero’ artwork is a hit

Posters designed by two local primary schools to liven up the site hoarding on our development at Ings in Hull was a runner-up in the national Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition run by Considerate Constructors this summer. The artwork, drawn by pupils at Maybury and Bellfield Primary Schools, was on the theme of health and safety, and gave the children the opportunity...

Date: 15/09/2015

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Work progressing well in Ings, Hull

Construction work is well underway on Phase 1 of our regeneration project with Hull City Council in Ings, Hull.  This first phase of development, named The Leeway, will see 65 brand new homes built on Perivale and Petersham Close . The overall Ings Regeneration project will provide a range of two, three and four-bedroom homes across several phases of development, transforming the area into a new suburban...

Date: 31/07/2015

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