Resident News

Summer programme success at our centres

This year 386 young people took part in our summer programme held across our centres in Reading, Oxford and west London. Activities included arts and crafts, sports sessions, music workshops and more. Our summer programme would not have been made possible without the support from local partners and our 37 volunteers who helped staff with  More »

August Bank Holiday contact centre hours

Our offices will be closed for the August Bank Holiday on Monday 27 August. If you have an emergency repair, please call us on our standard number: 0300 456 2099 and follow the prompts of our out-of-hours service. For queries that are not urgent, you can email us on contactcatalyst@chg.org.uk Otherwise, please call us back  More »

Wonderwall brightens up Bixley Triangle

Children from Havelock and Greenfields children’s centres have created a new piece of public art for Bixley Triangle. Wonderwall is a small, sculptural wall, built by the children with bricks they have decorated. It’s partly inspired by Catalyst’s regeneration of the Havelock estate, with the children working with some of our key partners on the  More »

A new look for Catalyst

Over the last 18 months we have been working to clarify what we are here to do and what we stand for as a business. As a result, we’ve launched our new Customer Experience Strategy, which will make a real difference to the quality of experience we deliver to our customers. We’re making big changes  More »

Southall Day Centre celebrates 40th anniversary

The Southall Day Centre has celebrated its 40th anniversary at a special event with Virendra Sharma MP for Ealing Southall and the Mayor of Ealing, Cllr Tejinder Dhami. The Southall Day Centre is one of the oldest Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) charities in the country, having originally formed in 1978 to provide services  More »

The July issue of the Catalyst magazine is out now

The latest edition of our quarterly customer magazine should reach you this week. As well as news from around our communities, this issue also features: An interview with Sue Cooper, Director of Business Development who discusses regeneration projects, sustainability and the work currently underway at Catalyst Our popular summer programme for kids across all our  More »

Introducing our new Chief Executive

We are very pleased to announce that Ian McDermott will take over as Chief Executive at Catalyst Housing when Rod Cahill retires at the end of this year. Ian is currently Chief Executive at Aldwyck Housing Group, where he has been since October 2016. Before that, his career has included the roles of Chief Operating  More »

Grenfell Tower: one year on

It’s been a year since the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower, which claimed 72 lives. On the first anniversary, we remember those lives lost and our thoughts, love and condolences remain with the people, families and communities affected by this tragic event. The safety of our residents is a priority for us, from the design,  More »

Carers Week at Southall Day Centre

In support of Carers Week which runs from 11 – 17 June, Southall Day Centre, Sahaara Court will be hosting a number of events for those cared for and their carers in partnership with Support4Carers Ealing. Local carers and the people they care for can come along to Southall Day Centre on Tuesday 12 and Thursday  More »

Spring bank holiday contact centre hours

Our offices will be closed for the May Bank Holiday on Monday 28 May. If you urgently need to speak to us, you can call us on our standard number: 0300 456 2099 and follow the prompts of our out-of-hours service. For queries that are not urgent, you can email us on contactcatalyst@chg.org.uk Otherwise, please  More »