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Metropolitan and Thames Valley Housing announce partnership talks

16 January 2018

The Boards of Metropolitan and Thames Valley Housing are today announcing the start of formal talks to form a partnership. They will now move forward with their discussions – which will include consultation with funders,...

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Development plan pays off for PA

19 December 2017

He was a personal assistant eight months ago; now Andrew Gatehouse is waiting to send in the diggers on his first development project – thanks to Metropolitan’s commitment to developing its colleagues. Some want cufflinks...

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Luke cooks up a winning business idea

18 December 2017

Brixton resident Luke Cooke won a Dragons’ Den-style competition organised by Metropolitan, earning himself £2,000 to get his catering business off the ground. Luke triumphed with his business plan for ‘Cooke’s Family Kitchen’ which serves...

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Metropolitan appoints Executive Director of Property

15 November 2017

Metropolitan has appointed Mark Everard as its Executive Director of Property. Mark is currently a Housing Director within Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure, a role in which he focuses on affordable housing. He will join...

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Metropolitan resident on the home she has lived in for 80 years

18 September 2017

To mark #HousingDay 2017, Metropolitan resident May from Nottinghamshire shares some of her memories of living under the same roof for 80 years. #HousingDay is an annual social media event to celebrate the positive impact...

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The Grenfell Tower Tragedy

15 June 2017

Our thoughts are with those affected by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. We appreciate that some residents, particularly those living in high rise buildings, will have concerns following this incident. We want to reassure...

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Metropolitan completes £30m estate regeneration

12 April 2017

Metropolitan has completed the regeneration of the Ashmole estate in Lambeth, south London. The housing association invested in excess of £30m in the project, modernising more than 500 homes and introducing a range of new...

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Ashmole estate shortlisted in UK Housing Awards

27 February 2017

Metropolitan’s Ashmole estate in south London has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding approach to regeneration’ category of the UK Housing Awards 2017. The category recognises regeneration projects that transform an area, along with the lives...

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Metropolitan reaches milestone in home renewal programme

7 February 2017

Metropolitan is celebrating replacing 1,000 kitchens and bathrooms at its homes across London over 12 months, benefiting thousands of residents. The milestone has been reached in the middle of a comprehensive two-year renewal programme –...

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Metworks satisfaction hits 99%

5 December 2016

Customers in the East Midlands have told us that they are happy with the level of service the repairs and maintenance team provides, with satisfaction rates running consistently at 99%. We’re planning to roll out...

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