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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

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Young Lambeth residents ‘upcycle’ to fashion success

17/09/2013

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

16/09/2013

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

13/09/2013

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

21/08/2013

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

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