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Catalyst Gateway secures £10K funding for ‘Right Trax’ project

Catalyst Gateway, the community development arm of Catalyst, has been awarded £10,000 to help support the ‘Right Trax’ project, developed in partnership with Reading Borough Council and Auto Skills Reading. ‘Right Trax’ will be an early intervention initiative for young people between the ages of 8 and 16, providing them with new opportunities that could  More »

St Bernard’s Gate shortlisted for Planning Awards

Catalyst’s St Bernard’s Gate residential development has been shortlisted in the “Best Use of Brownfield Land in Placemaking” category for the 2017 Planning Awards. St Bernard’s Gate is an exciting project for Catalyst, as it will deliver much-needed and well-designed new homes to West London whilst still preserving an important part of the area’s architectural  More »

Changes to the Catalyst Leadership Structure

Rod Cahill, Chief Executive of Catalyst has announced changes to the Catalyst Leadership Team: Rachael Dennis, the existing Executive Director of Finance and IT has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Tom Titherington, Executive Director of Business Development & Market Intelligence, has been announced as the new Executive Director of Property & Growth. Rachael will  More »

Catalyst gets planning permission for Temple Cowley

Catalyst has been granted planning permission from Oxford City Council to build 48 homes on the site of the former Temple Cowley pools. 50% of the new homes will be affordable, with 19 social rent units and five shared ownership properties and the remaining 24 for market sale. This city-centre development will deliver a much  More »

Vote for Catalyst for Affordable Housing Provider of the Year

Catalyst have been shortlisted for the First Time Buyer Award’s Affordable Housing Provider of the Year, and voting is now open to help us win the award. You can vote for Catalyst online at the First Time Buyer Awards website. Voting closes on 10 April. The award recognises innovation in the design, build and marketing properties, as  More »

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 »