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Moving on from Grenfell

14 May 2018

After witnessing the Grenfell Tower fire up-close, Jasmine had to leave her family home opposite the block to recover from the trauma. Metropolitan made that journey possible Jasmine lived in a tower block directly opposite...

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Lambeth locals get fighting fit with free boxing classes

9 May 2018

Metropolitan is running free boxing classes at Clapham Park in Lambeth, south London, where colleagues and residents can train together to get fit – or work towards coaching qualifications of their own. ‘Boxing for Beginners’...

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Suzanne’s up for a European honour

2 May 2018

Metropolitan’s Asbestos Manager Suzanne Smith is a finalist at the prestigious European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards Metropolitan’s Suzanne Smith has been shortlisted for a European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) Award. Her...

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Banking on the community

11 April 2018

Local people used to be a blur to Nighat Khan, as she rushed past them each day on her way to and from work as a City banker. These days, she has her fellow Clapham...

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Getting down to business

15 March 2018

Finding work was a tough job for graduate Sadick Boateng, until Metropolitan stepped in. Sadick Boateng had been applying for up to ten jobs a day for more than a year, but didn’t get a...

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Metropolitan gets council go-ahead for community regeneration at Clapham Park

15 March 2018

Lambeth Council’s Planning Committee has approved Metropolitan’s new development proposal to build more than 2,500 new homes and a wide range of community facilities at Clapham Park in south London. The approval means the housing...

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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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