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Mayor of Sutton marks Roundshaw’s golden jubilee

26 September 2017

Mayor of Sutton Councillor Jean Crossby was the guest of honour this month at a community event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Roundshaw estate in south London. The celebration was co-organised by Metropolitan...

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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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Metropolitan more than doubles its delivery of new homes in another year of progress and achievement

10 July 2017

Metropolitan has more than doubled its new homes delivery to 832 (2016: 371) as its 2016/17 annual report reflects another year of progress and achievement. Highlights from the report, published today, include: an increase in...

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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 appoints Geeta Nanda OBE as new Chief Executive

24 May 2017

Geeta Nanda OBE has been appointed as the new Chief Executive at Metropolitan. Geeta is currently Chief Executive of Thames Valley Housing, and will join Metropolitan in October 2017, succeeding Brian Johnson. Paula Kahn, Chair...

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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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Mayor lays first brick at affordable homes site in south London

21 March 2017

Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Kath Whittam, has laid the first brick at our new development of affordable homes in Peckham, south London. The Rye Lane development comprises 22 flats with up to three bedrooms available...

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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 awarded highest financial viability rating by regulator

22 February 2017

Metropolitan has been upgraded to the highest possible rating for financial viability by its regulator, the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The announcement of the  ‘V1’ rating was accompanied by confirmation that the organisation has also...

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Customers take on the Christmas catering

14 February 2017

Eight customers from South London passed a Food Hygiene training course and used their new skills to cook a delicious Christmas dinner for 54 people at our Coventry Hall service. Peter Leach, Metropolitan’s Older People Service Development Lead, said: “Our services for...

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