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Metropolitan named social landlord responsible for affordable homes at landmark London development

24 November 2014

Metropolitan will own and manage 150 affordable homes at Aldgate Place – a major new development minutes from the City of London. A joint venture between Barratt London and British Land, the project will create a...

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Metropolitan marks #HousingDay 2014 by asking staff and customers to share their social housing stories

12 November 2014

Metropolitan marked this year’s #HousingDay by asking staff and customers to share what social housing means to them. #HousingDay is an annual event organised to increase the profile of the housing sector, and showcase the...

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Metropolitan awarded mental health support service contract in Essex

28 October 2014

Metropolitan has been awarded the contract to implement a new mental health Intensive Enablement supported housing service across Essex. The three-year contract, which was awarded following a competitive tendering process, started in mid-September and has...

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Lambeth Home Swap event opens up opportunities to move

30 September 2014

A Home Swap event took place over the weekend, bringing together Lambeth residents eager to downsize with those looking for more space. More than 50 aspiring movers met up, shared pictures and information about their...

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Cannabis factories: not in my neighbourhood

29 September 2014

  Do you know the impact of someone growing cannabis in your neighbourhood? It can lead to: fire, antisocial behaviour, reduced property values, as well as burglary and violence towards innocent victims  What can you...

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Metropolitan partners up for £100m Nottingham redevelopment

26 September 2014

A major development set to deliver more than 450 new homes has got underway this month at Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire. Executive Director of Housing at Metropolitan, Jenny Danson, joined partners from organisations including Rushcliffe Borough Council,...

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Green-fingered Haringey residents turn estate courtyard into vegetable garden

3 September 2014

A group of gardening enthusiasts are putting the ‘green’ back into Wood Green after transforming their estate courtyard into a verdant vegetable garden. From artichokes to zucchinis, dozens of varieties of edible delights are now...

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Nottingham residents secure jobs with Metropolitan thanks to new work academy

15 August 2014

Three people from Nottingham have secured permanent jobs through housing association Metropolitan’s first ever work academy. They got the jobs after completing a six-week customer service course – with a guaranteed interview for a permanent...

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Sunshine in Lambeth as Clapham Park Fun Day stretches out the summer

12 August 2014

From BBQ and bouncy castles to football and face painting – there was something for everyone at this year’s Clapham Park Community Fun Day, with hundreds of residents getting together for the free event in...

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Home Swap event offers more opportunities to move

31 July 2014

Metropolitan hosted one of the UK’s biggest social housing Home Swap events this week, bringing together people interested in downsizing with those looking for more space. The exchange, which took place in the Welford Centre,...

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