Turning empty shops into homes

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Featured, News |

Turning empty shops ┬áinto homes Middlesbrough CLT are currently working hard to convert two disused corner terraced properties into 4 flats.     The CLT acquired four long term empty properties including empty commercial premises owned by Middlesbrough Council. We are currently refurbishing these properties in order to bring them back into use. Construction work is being undertaken by local contractors and local volunteers with...

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National Urban CLT Launch Event

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Featured, News |

Middlesbrough CLT presents lessons learnt at the Liverpool launch of the National CLT Network, Urban CLT Project and new CLT Fund The Liverpool launch event of the National CLT Network, the Urban CLT Project and the new CLT Fund on Friday 18th July took us to the home of Granby 4 Streets CLT and Homebaked CLT. It also marked the opening for applications to the Urban CLT Project. Mark Keenan, Treasurer of Middlesbrough CLT, explained how the...

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Renovation Open Day – Our Work Delivered

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Featured, News |

A FIRE-RAVAGED terraced house once earmarked for demolition has been transformed into a desirable family home by local residents eager to give a run-down suburb back its sense of community. When Middlesbrough CLT (Community Land Trust) Ltd, a not-for-profit group of volunteers, took over the derelict house in Gresham, Middlesbrough, it had no roof and syringes were found in the back yard. But now – with its new fitted kitchen and...

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Breathing New Life into Gresham Homes

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Featured, News |

From a derelict wreck to a home fit for a family, terraced house is completely transformed What a transformation… From a derelict wreck to a home fit for a family, this terraced house shows what can be done with a little bit of elbow grease. Hard-working residents have now opened the doors to give a peak into their latest property masterpiece. Middlesbrough Community Land Trust, a not-for-profit group made up of volunteers, was set up in...

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Middlesbrough CLT win National Award

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Featured, News |

The awards are open to social housing providers, tenants and contractors to give recognition to excellent work and vitally, to share best practice among the sector so more people benefit. Three regional (Northern, Central and Southern) award ceremonies are held to determine the best in each area before the overall winners are unveiled at the grand final held during the TPAS Annual Conference event. As ever, the judges will reward tenants who go...

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