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Sunshine in Lambeth as Clapham Park Fun Day stretches out the summer

12/08/2014

From BBQ and bouncy castles to football and face painting – there was something for everyone at this year’s Clapham Park Community Fun Day, with hundreds of residents getting together for the free event in Lambeth. The annual summer gathering is co-organised by local charity the Clapham Park Project, residents...More

Home Swap event offers more opportunities to move

31/07/2014

Metropolitan hosted one of the UK’s biggest social housing Home Swap events this week, bringing together people interested in downsizing with those looking for more space. The exchange, which took place in the Welford Centre, Wembley, attracted more than 800 residents from the London boroughs of Barnet, Brent and Harrow....More

Ashmole residents celebrate next step in estate revamp

28/07/2014

There was plenty of summer fun to be had as residents gathered to celebrate the completion of the Ashmole Estate Phase 1 regeneration project andthe beginning of Phase 2. The Ashmole Community Day saw residents young and old compete in the ‘Ashmole Community Games’, show off their star power at...More

Government Minister meets young Nottingham volunteers

6/06/2014

Government Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd has met with young Metropolitan residents in Nottingham who are volunteering as youth workers in their community. The meeting took place yesterday during Volunteers’ Week 2014, an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK which runs from...More

HCA awards Metropolitan National Post Sales Agent Service Contract

6/05/2014

Metropolitan has won a two-year contract to deliver after-sale services to buyers who bought their homes with the help of a Government-backed shared equity loan such as the Help to Buy scheme. It will see the Metropolitan Home Ownership (MHO) team working on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency...More

“Business Incubator” to support local entrepreneurs officially launched

25/04/2014

The Metropolitan Business Incubator providing small business start-ups in Lambeth with the space and opportunity to grow has been formally opened by local MP Chuka Umunna. The incubator, a multi-purpose office space at Poynders Parade in Clapham Park, was designed and developed in partnership with The Young Foundation, a leading...More

New £3million programme to tackle inequality in education

12/03/2014

Metropolitan customers are to benefit from a £3million programme announced this week by the Young Foundation. It was announced today around three million pounds will go into the Young Foundation’s new project to support social entrepreneurs who are tackling inequality in education. The Young Academy, which is being supported by...More

Metropolitan’s Homematch nominated for Best Housing Alliance award

7/02/2014

  Vote for us!  Metropolitan’s Homematch service has been shortlisted for a nationally recognised award for ‘Best Housing Alliance’ at this year’s First Time Buyer Magazine Reader’s Awards. Described as the place where ‘Londoners meet their perfect home for less’, Homematch is a free service for priced-out Londoners, providing a...More

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Metropolitan named in top 100 gay-friendly employers

17/01/2014

Metropolitan has been ranked 24th in Stonewall’s 2014 index of best practice employers. Stonewall’s top 100 employers list.    

Clapham Park regeneration partners celebrate success at the Cavendish Building

30/09/2013

Metropolitan Clapham Park this month celebrated the launch of the stunning new Cavendish Building, which lies at the heart of one of London’s biggest and most exciting regeneration schemes. Lambeth Council’s leader Councillor Lib Peck, residents, the contractor, Wates, staff and partners celebrated the impressive new development. The Cavendish Building,...More