We’re leading regeneration experts with a specialist team dedicated to improving housing, estates and communities in Greater London and Hertfordshire.
We support our residents and the local communities in which we work to have their say through consultations on regeneration projects; using their views to improve where they live.
The former Ridgeway estate at Sele Farm in Hertford was made up of several blocks of flats built in the 1960s that were poor quality and suffering from damp. We carried out detailed consultation with residents who made clear their preference for redevelopment rather than refurbishment and who played a major role in shaping the final plans.
With funding from East Herts Council and Homes England, we spent £34 million on the mixed-tenure regeneration project to build 120 new, modern affordable homes and refurbish a further 17 original homes on the estate. Made up of 70 homes for affordable and social rent and 50 for shared ownership, we’re proud to have delivered a scheme that caters to a range of housing needs.
Check out our short film on the transformation below.
Stockwell Park Estate is a landmark regeneration project in London. Investing £212 million, Network Homes has Network Homes has worked closely with residents and SW9 Community Housing to transform 1400 homes.
There are three projects currently onsite; Thrayle House, Tyler House and 190 Stockwell Park Road. Thrayle House will see a former four storey block transformed into 178 new homes including 41 for social rent, 40 for active elderly residents and 96 for private sale. There are three commercial spaces for retail use and the project is due for completion in June 2020.
Also, to be completed in March 2020 is Tyler House which has undergone refurbishment to 48 existing flats and an innovative rooftop extension to add 13 new shared ownership units. The 190 Stockwell Park Road site will deliver 18 affordable rented units where a former unused day centre once stood and will be finished in January 2020.
We’ve invested £1.8m in The Stockwell Community Centre to upgrade the internal and external facilities available to residents. The centre now holds regular classes, training sessions and community events.
We invested a further £1m to upgrade the Stockwell Hall of Fame – a world-famous space for graffiti artists to paint and a newly refurbished space for the community to play sports. We celebrated the addition of this community facility with a grand opening in April 2019 and our hard work has been recognised with a Civic Trust Award nomination for 2020. Check out our video on this project below.
When complete, the regeneration of Rectory Park will create 449 new homes, increasing the estate by 155 properties. It is a 100% affordable scheme in which we have also provided a community centre and we’re working to improve the local environment, for example by planting a community orchard and lake for local residents to enjoy.
Throughout the project, we consulted with the community and local council. For example, we listened to the need for larger homes and increased the number of family homes and affordable homes on the scheme from 60% affordable to 100% affordable.
Staff from Network Homes and local volunteers planted 70 trees and 5,000 bulbs creating a new community orchard in Rectory Park. You can view a video of the project below.