Celebrating affordable new homes in Hull

In February we celebrated the start of 83 new homes we are building for Together Housing Group in east Hull. Together Housing, Hull City Council, our main contractor Lovell and ourselves marked the early progress of the site with a turf-cutting event.  The site is off Surbiton Close in Ings, and is part of the large-scale ongoing regeneration of the area.  The 83...

Date: 15/03/2017

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More Open Market Homes for East Hull

Compendium Living are delighted to have obtained planning permission recently for more homes for sale in east Hull.  This follows the success of The Leeway, which was our first development for sale in Ings, east Hull. We are currently on site there building 83 affordable homes for registered provider Together Housing.  Our new sales site will comprise 64 two-, three- and four-bedroom houses, along with four affordable bungalows.  Both...

Date: 31/01/2017

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Celebrating Success at Weston Heights

On 11th September 2016 we celebrated the successful completion of our flagship regeneration scheme, Weston Heights. Previously known as Coalville, Weston Heights is a large regeneration project which has comprehensively transformed a former mining estate in Stoke-on-Trent.  For almost a decade, Compendium Living has worked with partners Riverside, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Coalville Residents’ Association to revitalise the community. The partnership, with funding from the government's HMRI programme, has...

Date: 22/09/2016  Tags: regeneration, Weston Heights

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Weston Heights Transformed

We are celebrating the successful completion of our award-winning regeneration scheme at Weston Heights, Stoke-on-Trent. Over 10 years in the making, this was our first project, started just after Compendium Living was established in 2005.  It has revitalised a once-failing ex-mining estate, into a desirable mixed-tenure community, with new households living alongside original estate residents. Renamed Weston Heights to symbolise a new start, the estate has...

Date: 01/09/2016  Tags: regeneration, Weston Heights

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Children bury time capsule at Castleward

Children from a local school have buried a time capsule of drawings at our Castleward development in Derby. We invited children from nearby St James and Rosehill Federation School to draw pictures of how they think Castleward might look in 50 years' time.  They then helped to bury the time capsule containing their drawings in the development's new public space, Liversage Square. They also tried out the new...

Date: 19/07/2016  Tags: Castleward, Derby, school

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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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