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Local councillors view new Metropolitan affordable homes in Redbridge

2 August 2018

Local councillors in Redbridge, east London, have visited Wanstead Park Road, Metropolitan’s new development of 37 affordable homes in the borough. Councillor Farah Hussain, Redbridge Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness, and Councillor Kam...

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In the wake of Windrush and at the dawn of Metropolitan

22 June 2018

Keith Shaw came to Britain shortly after the Empire Windrush, which brought the first wave of Caribbean migrants here 70 years ago. A Metropolitan resident for more than 50 years, he helped establish the housing...

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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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