Resi change-of-use success for HB Villages

Development and infrastructure consultancy Peter Brett Associates has secured planning permission on behalf of HB Villages for the change of use and refurbishment of Quadrant House in Warrington for a supported living development.

Square One completes Kingfisher Square

Affordable housing developer Square One Homes is close to completing a 12-home scheme at Warrington's Kingfisher Square, the first project to receive funding from Cheshire & Warrington Enterprise Partnership's £12m Growing Places Fund allocation.

Warrington offers Plus Dane £20m loan

Warrington Council has agreed to provide a £20m loan facility to housing provider Plus Dane Group, to develop and build affordable homes in the borough.

Founder steps down from Arley Homes board

John Cosgrave is no longer managing director of Warrington-based Arley Homes following the appointment of administrator PwC to run the house builder.

Ocon wins social housing project

Manchester-based Ocon Construction has landed a £1.16m contract to build an 18-unit residential scheme in Warrington for Muir Group Housing Association.

Arley appoints construction director

Warrington-based house builder Arley Homes has appointed Tony Clayton as its first construction director as it prepares for ‘further significant site acquisitions in the coming months'.

JV North uses early start incentive

Five landlords working in a procurement consortium have brought forward building of 331 new homes in the North West in order to release 75% of Affordable Homes funding from the Homes & Communities Agency.

NewBuy is a sop to banks, says Arley boss

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The Government unveiled its latest attempt to revive the struggling mortgage market on Monday, but it's loaded in favour of the lenders, according to John Cosgrave of Warrington-based Arley Homes.