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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Gresham residents want to lead their own regeneration

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 in News |

Residents in Gresham have proposed a plan of their own to revitalise the run-down area of Middlesbrough. They have set up a community land trust to bring in new homes and shops to Gresham and Middlehaven. Trust member Ashley Marron said: “We want a community-led regeneration, not a bureaucratic-led one which you see here, it’s just not happening.” Middlesbrough Council’s regeneration plans began in 2005 and include the...

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Middlesbrough’s Gresham regeneration scheme is delayed

Posted by on Jan 5, 2011 in News |

People in neighbourhoods where whole streets stand ready for demolition, have been told it will be at least four years before the work is complete. Plans to demolish 1,500 homes in central Middlesbrough were drawn up more than five years ago, and dozens of families have since been moved out. Following changes in funding streams, Middlesbrough Council has to re-apply for money to complete the project. A new application is due to be filed later...

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Gresham residents look at plans for housing changes

Posted by on Apr 14, 2010 in News |

Residents have been giving their views on the latest plans to regenerate the Gresham area of Middlesbrough, which has been discussed since 2005. The plans went on show again on Monday 12 April 2010 in the Streets Ahead for Information Office in Parliament Road. They include demolishing 773 homes and transforming Union Street into a ‘high quality residential boulevard.’ Mayor Ray Mallon originally wanted to demolish 1,500 houses but...

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