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Young Lambeth residents ‘upcycle’ to fashion success


Young people celebrated in style recently having completed a unique opportunity to work alongside fashion designer Juliana Sissons, at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). They learnt about ‘upcycling’ and the processes involved in creating garments. Young Metropolitan Housing residents from Lambeth took inspiration from the V&A’s vast fashion collection...More

Residents celebrate £40,000 makeover of Brewsters Park, St Anns


Residents of the Brewsters Road Estate, in St Anns, Nottingham, are celebrating the transformation of their local park, thanks to local housing provider Metropolitan and support from residents, Capital One and educational project EPIC. Following a comprehensive renovation, the park now boasts a brand-new multi-use games area (MUGA) suitable for...More

Metropolitan scoops top prize for customer service for second year running


Metropolitan yesterday (12 September) picked up the Excellence in Customer Service Award at the National Housing Awards 2013. The home ownership team at Metropolitan prides itself on delivering excellent customer service to customers from the first point of contact to the last across its range of products and services. Judges...More

Young people in Cambridge flying high after airport visit


Young people from Jack Warren Green and Discovery Way made the most of a unique opportunity, organised by Metropolitan, to visit Cambridge Airport and enjoy a flight above their hometown. Most of the seven young Metropolitan residents, aged between eight and 12, had never visited the airport, despite living close...More

Metropolitan Clapham Park launches Pop-Up Shop


An innovative pop-up shop is offering residents of Clapham Park and the wider community the opportunity to come together to take part in a host of exciting events. Everything from African drumming and filmmaking to health workshops and job fairs are on the agenda as part of the eight week...More

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Housing panel and first time buyers commend Metropolitan at top industry awards


Metropolitan’s Home Ownership service was Highly Commended in two categories of the 2013 First Time Buyers Readers’ Awards. The accolades, judged by a panel of industry experts and readers, recognises the achievement and excellence by social providers and private developers in the provision of affordable homes. Metropolitan was nominated in...More


Metropolitan named for the second year running as a Top Employer for Women


The Times has recognised Metropolitan’s work-friendly policies in its Top 50 Employers for Women List. The UK-wide list which includes households names like Microsoft, Google UK and Marks & Spencers honoured Metropolitan  for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to female staff and customers. Diversity Strategy Manager Mark Harrison and his team...More

Event highlights new ways of delivering mental health services


An event held by Metropolitan at its Opendoor Resource Centre in Bermondsey highlighted the need for accessible mental health services in the community.  Simon Hughes MP for Bermondsey and Southwark, and Cllr Catherine McDonald, Lead Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, attended the event to show their support for...More

New service to make affordable house hunting easier for Londoners


Metropolitan’s award-winning home ownership team has launched Homematch, a new service for prospective affordable home buyers in London. Homematch puts people looking to buy or rent an affordable home in London in contact with housing providers working across the capital and provides an easy way for searching and applying for...More

Funding agreed for Clapham Park regeneration scheme


Metropolitan is pleased to announce that funding of £117 million has been agreed with lenders for its Clapham Park regeneration scheme in South London.  A syndicate of Lloyds Bank and Barclays will provide the funding to Clapham Park Homes, (CPH), a subsidiary association of Metropolitan. As part of the new...More


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