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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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Metropolitan appoints new Executive Director of Development

6 February 2015

Metropolitan has appointed Richard Vining as its permanent Executive Director of Development. Richard held the role on an interim basis for a year before his permanent appointment. Prior to joining Metropolitan, he was Chief Executive...

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Volunteering opportunities with SWiSH

2 February 2015

Southwark Wellbeing Support at Home (SWiSH) aims to enable vulnerable adults, 18 years and over to live independently in their homes avoiding unplanned hospital admissions with personalised support as and when needed. We are recruiting...

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Homematch Property Show 2015 showcases affordable options for priced-out Londoners starting New Year home search

22 January 2015

Homematch, Metropolitan’s service to help Londoners find their perfect home for less, is holding its 2015 Property Show on February 7 in Bloomsbury. Now in its third year, the Homematch Property Show is aimed at...

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