Alexandra Place won a top honour at the Housing Innovation Awards last night, being named ‘Most Innovative Sheltered/Supported Scheme’. Residents and staff of the state of the art extra-care housing development in Woodley, Reading celebrated at the central London ceremony as Project Manager Richard Maclennan and Scheme Manager Claudette Campbell collected the award. The extra Read more »
Against a backdrop of rising unemployment, Catalyst Gateway is using National Apprenticeship Week to launch a scheme to help local employers recruit skilled apprentices. Catalyst Gateway, our community development charity, is accredited to deliver crucial pre-apprenticeship training, offering lasting qualifications to people who are currently excluded from the job market, in addition to being accredited Read more »
Local residents employed on the construction site are among guests from Mill Farm Close, London Borough of Harrow, Catalyst Housing and Higgins Construction who celebrated the latest milestone of this £22 million regeneration on Thursday (15 December). The regeneration marked the Topping Out ceremony, a traditional construction event to celebrate completion of a building’s frame. Read more »
Still going strong at 100 years of age, Acton Care Centre resident Mrs Maria Das-Neves celebrated her landmark birthday last week. Friends and employees were on hand to wish her a happy birthday and to also help her eat a large cake and a selection of treats provided by Acton Care Centre. There was also Read more »
Catalyst Housing Ltd and its private developer arm, Catalyst by Design, have appointed Ardmore Construction Ltd as the main contractor for Portobello Square – the first phase of the Wornington Green Estate regeneration project. Work will start in January 2012. Griff Marshalsay, director of Catalyst by Design, commented: “From an outstanding short list, choosing Ardmore Read more »
Rod Cahill, Chief Executive of Catalyst Housing, has responded to the Government’s Housing Strategy, published today. He said: “There is a desperate need for more homes, and it’s good to see the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister taking this issue seriously. The support for first time buyers is obviously welcomed, but with average house Read more »
Finding your first home has just got easier thanks to the first ever HomeBuy smartphone app, launched by Catalyst Housing today. The app lists and promotes affordable homes to buy and rent, across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Milton Keynes and Surrey. It’s free to download from the iTunes App Store and enables anyone with an iPhone Read more »
Dee Park’s exciting new future has become a reality this week with a celebration to mark the completion of the first new houses and flats for affordable rent. Representatives from Dee Park Partnership – Willmott Dixon Homes and Catalyst Housing in partnership with Reading Borough Council – and community representatives, joined the first resident to Read more »
After two years of working closely with residents, Catalyst Housing has been awarded with the Tenant Participatory Advisory Service (TPAS) accreditation. This accreditation allows Catalyst to offer better service and training to its residents, bringing tenants and front-line service providers together to deliver first class housing services and create great places to live. To be Read more »
Buying a first home in Luton need no longer be just a dream with the launch of a brand new shared ownership development at View Point, off Broom Road in Luton, Saturday 22 October. At the exclusive launch at Hart Hill Adventure Playground, people who live or work in Luton will get first priority to Read more »
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