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Beyond Bricks and Mortar report launched

15 September 2015

Metropolitan’s inquiry, Beyond Bricks and Mortar, looks at how housing associations can enable greater independence for customers across housing, care and support and employment services. Through a survey and a number of themed roundtable discussions,...

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Metroployment – Employment support service for customers of Metropolitan

9 September 2015

Metroployment offers personalised career advice and guidance to our customers. The assistance includes but not limited to the following: Skills and job readiness assessment to identify the most appropriate support route and goal setting, 121...

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Record £60.5m surplus underpins Metropolitan’s development plan to deliver 3,300 new homes by 2019

7 September 2015

Metropolitan’s sustained commercial strength has enabled it to build new homes, buy new land and invest in improving its existing stock. In 2014/15 the organisation invested £112.7m in buying land and building new homes; and...

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New £10,000 community space unveiled at Mansfield supported living scheme

4 September 2015

A disused bin shed has been transformed into a bright new community space for residents of a supported living scheme in Mansfield Woodhouse. The Portland Street scheme provides accommodation and support to adults with mild learning...

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Metropolitan launches new BAME mental health support service in Nottingham

18 August 2015

Metropolitan has launched a new support service in Nottingham to promote mental health awareness and wellbeing among the city’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. The free service, called STEPS (Support Towards Empowering People...

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1,800-home Roundshaw estate transfers to Metropolitan

6 August 2015

The 1,800-home Roundshaw estate in Sutton, south London, has transferred to the sole ownership and management of Metropolitan, one of London’s largest social housing providers. Previously the estate was jointly owned and managed by Metropolitan...

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Metropolitan delivers £40m regeneration of Harrow estate

4 August 2015

The ambitious seven-year regeneration of Apple Grove – the estate in Harrow, north-west London formerly known as Strongbridge Close – has been completed by housing association Metropolitan. Originally comprising 108 flats, the estate, which is...

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A big welcome to our new customers in Sutton!

3 August 2015

A warm welcome from everyone at Metropolitan to customers in Sutton, who have recently joined us. The vast majority of residents live in Roundshaw, an estate of just under 2,000 homes which, under the name...

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Brixton resident celebrates half century with Metropolitan

5 July 2015

Brixton resident Keith Shaw this month celebrates 50 years as a resident of housing association Metropolitan. Accepting a certificate of recognition to mark the occasion, Keith said that he was proud to have reached the...

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Former factory site in Northamptonshire transformed into new affordable homes

25 June 2015

A £3.7m development of a former electrical goods factory in Wellingborough by housing association Metropolitan has provided 48 new affordable homes for local families. The new homes on Doddington Road comprise 30 flats and houses...

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