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Metropolitan backs ‘Know the plan’

22 April 2015

Would you know the plan of action if a fire broke out in your high rise building?  We’re backing a major safety campaign led by the London Fire Brigade to make sure you do. ‘Know...

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At home in Ashmole

27 March 2015

Etmond, Adelajda and their family moved into their two-bedroom apartment at Sirinham Point in Ashmole, south London in March 2014. They’d previously lived in the same building but in a one-bedroom flat. With the help...

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Nottinghamshire redevelopment to provide 21 new affordable homes

23 March 2015

A total of 21 new affordable homes have been launched in Rushcliffe following a £1.25m refurbishment scheme by housing association Metropolitan. The project in the village of Ruddington was undertaken in partnership with Rushcliffe Borough...

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Metropolitan launches independence project

19 March 2015

Metropolitan has launched its ‘Beyond Bricks and Mortar’ research project into the housing sector’s role in creating greater social value – beyond putting a roof over people’s heads. Housing associations have a strong tradition of providing access...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2015: Metropolitan apprentices share their experiences

11 March 2015

National Apprenticeship Week (9-13 March) celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Housing associations have a key role to play in helping residents get in to work,...

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Lambeth Home Swap offers aspiring movers more options

26 February 2015

Local residents interested in finding new rented homes got together to explore their options at the Lambeth Home Swap event in Clapham Park. People living in council or housing association accommodation met up at the...

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Metropolitan to build more than 100 new affordable homes in Brixton

17 February 2015

Work has commenced on 104 affordable homes at Barrington Lodge, a new development project in Brixton by housing association Metropolitan. The scheme comprises 81 shared ownership properties with up to three bedrooms, and 23 homes...

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New noise app launches to help tackle anti-social behaviour

17 February 2015

We’ve signed up to a new service which will enable you to capture and send recordings of noise disturbances directly to us using your smart phone. The Noise App launches today and is available to...

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More than a thousand London home-seekers explore affordable options at Homematch Property Show 2015

11 February 2015

More than a thousand Londoners flocked to the Homematch Property Show 2015 on Saturday to find out more about their low cost home ownership and renting options. The free event, organised by housing association Metropolitan,...

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Phase 2 of £29m project to refurbish Ashmole Estate gets underway

6 February 2015

The second phase of Metropolitan’s ambitious five-year refurbishment of the Ashmole Estate, adjacent to the Oval cricket ground in Lambeth, south London, is underway. Phase 2 will see a further range of improvements to homes...

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