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Catalyst’s Coppetts Wood development gets planning approval

Catalyst’s planning application for an 80-home development on the site of the former Coppetts Wood Hospital has been approved by the London Borough of Haringey. The site has been unused since 2008 and many of the buildings have fallen into disrepair. Catalyst purchased the site in September 2015 and commissioned Conran and Partners architects to  More »

Rod’s view on the Housing White Paper

Rod Cahill, Chief Executive of Catalyst Housing Ltd, gives his view on the Government’s recent Housing White Paper: “I have read many housing White Papers over the years, which have promised to repair the country’s broken housing market, to learn from the mistakes of previous governments and to make a step change in supply. None  More »

Catalyst announces new contractor on RAF Stanbridge site

Catalyst has announced that it will be working with new construction partners Stack London Ltd on its 175 home development on the site of the former RAF Stanbridge base. Stack has already begun working on site, having completed the enabling works through January. Main construction works are due to begin in February and the project  More »

Catalyst partners with Berkeley Group to provide affordable housing at Southall Waterside

Catalyst has partnered with Berkeley Group to deliver 186 affordable units as part of the first phase of the Southall Waterside development in West London. 120 of the new homes will be for affordable rent with the remaining 66 for shared ownership. Berkeley’s development is one of the largest and most significant mixed use residential  More »

Catalyst nominated for First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards

Catalyst has been nominated for “Affordable Housing Provider of the Year” at the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards. Catalyst has been successful at these Awards in the past, with Portobello Square winning ‘Best Urban Regeneration Project’ in 2016, and St Bernard’s Gate was highly commended in the ‘Best Architectural Design’ category. Catalyst recognises how difficult  More »

Catalyst awarded funding for Dunstable and Brackley Developments

Catalyst has been allocated Governmental funding which will be used to provide additional affordable housing at schemes in Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable and Turweston Road, Brackley, as part of the Recycled Capital Grant Fund. Earlier this month, the HCA confirmed that Catalyst can now allocate £270,000 for its Brewers Hill Road development, the grant will  More »

Havelock to get Canal makeover

A one kilometre stretch of the Grand Union Canal in Southall is set for improvements, after a public vote triggered a £10,000 donation. The money comes from Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative, in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, which awards the proceeds generated from the sale of carrier bags in stores to create or improve  More »

Catalyst Housing helps out Ealing families for CSR day

Catalyst Housing partnered with Home-Start Ealing to paint and decorate homes in Northolt and Acton as part of a CSR day. Catalyst Housing has partnered with local family support charity Home-Start Ealing to paint and decorate two homes in Ealing. Higgins Construction and the A&B group, regular construction partners with Catalyst, donated all of the  More »

Catalyst wins two categories at SHIFT Sustainability Awards 2016

We are pleased to announce that we won two categories at the SHIFT Awards 2016 – taking home both the ‘Sustainable Housing Provider of the Year’ and ‘Best in Class – Office and Operations’ accolades. Catalyst has also maintained its status as a ‘Gold’ level SHIFT landlord. Catalyst has placed sustainability at the heart of  More »

We’re shortlisted for four Shift Awards

We’ve been shortlisted for four Shift Awards 2016, which recognise sustainability achievements in the housing sector. The awards we have been shortlisted for are: best resident engagement on energy savings sustainable housing provider of the year best in class: strategy and management best in class: offices and operations The winners will be announced on November  More »