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Keeping you safe

We are deeply saddened by the recent devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, and we offer our condolences and sympathies to the people, families and communities affected by the tragedy. Although the cause of the fire has not been established, it is understandable that our customers will want to know about the fire safety arrangements in  More »

Fire at Grenfell Tower

We are extremely sorry to hear about the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, and offer our deepest condolences to all those affected. We have offered whatever support we can to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. An emergency contact number has been set up for anyone concerned for loved ones. Please  More »

Catalyst launches Leys employment skills course

Catalyst has partnered with local Oxford-based organisations to launch an employment skills course designed to give people the opportunity to find employment at the Westgate Oxford which opens in October. The new shopping centre has over 3,000 vacancies with over 125 employers in retail, hospitality and supporting roles. Starting on Tuesday 13th June and held  More »

Catalyst awarded “Investing in Volunteers” accreditation

Catalyst Gateway’s volunteer programme has been awarded the ‘Investing in Volunteers’ accreditation from the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). In the past year, Catalyst Gateway has recruited and trained 71 volunteers for initiatives and programmes across many of Catalyst’s neighbourhoods in London and the South East. So far, the feedback from our volunteers has  More »

Royal Visit to Blackbird Leys

The Leys Community Development Initiative (CDI) welcomed Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall to the Clockhouse over 50s project, to celebrate and showcase the work done by the charity to tackle loneliness and isolation amongst over 50s. Catalyst were invited to take part in the special visit, as it has been a long-term supporter of  More »

Awards season at Catalyst!

Catalyst has been shortlisted in two sector awards. The St Bernard’s Gate development in Hanwell and the Havelock Regeneration Project in Southall have been nominated in Place West London Awards in the Housing and Placemaking categories: www.placewestlondon.co.uk/awards Our first development in Haringey on the site of the former Coppetts Wood Hospital has been shortlisted in  More »

Apprenticeships vacancies at Catalyst

We’re currently looking for seven apprentices to work across our business, based at our office in Ealing. We’ve got vacancies available in IT, Customer Service, HR, our community development team Gateway, Business Support, and Environmental Services. The roles are: Software/ Web Developer Apprentice IT Service Desk Apprentice Customer Care Admin Apprentice Business Admin Workplace Support  More »

New affordable homes proposed at Sidney House, High Wycombe

Catalyst are proposing to build 19 new two-bedroom affordable rented homes on the site of Sidney House in Lane End, High Wycombe, a disused sheltered housing facility that has been empty since 2004. The buildings are in poor condition, and have in the past attracted anti-social behaviour. Wycombe District Council have decided that the site  More »

Catalyst appoints United Living for regeneration development in Royal Borough

Catalyst has announced United Living as the construction partners on Phase 2A of Portobello Square, its flagship regeneration development located next to the world famous Portobello Road in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. The design and build contract will include an option to be extended to include Phase 2B. Designed by Conran +  More »

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 »