Properties on the first phase of refurbishments, Carlton Carr and Carlton Gardens have now been completed.
The first property was handed back to the tenant, Shamsadin Mahrami who was very satisified with the finished results which included external works of new boundary wall and railings, fencing and gates, new roofing and guttering, doors, canopy and windows. The property also received full gas central heating including and A-rated energy efficient Boiler, electrical rewire, and a new kitchen and bathroom.
Following recent demolitions and site clearance in Beeston Hill, work is now starting on the first phase of building 47 new homes, consisting of a mix of 2 and 3 bedroomed, two and three storey homes on Folly Lane, followed by Coupland Place and Malvern Road.
In line with the planned refurbishment programme, the first stage of work have now started with externals on Meynell Heights high rise block.
Councillor Hardy, Leeds City Council lead member for neighbourhoods, planning and support services said: “It is great to see work in progress on the housing regeneration project.
“Getting a bird’s eye view of the project area really shows the great extent of this project and I can’t wait to see the results from this most recent work.”
Jon Hinchliff – sc4L General Manager with Councillor John Hardy
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October saw the Leeds Regeneration Project reach a major milestone when works began on the first home to be refurbished in Little London as part of the project.
The external works include replacement of windows, doors, roofing and rainwater goods. The property will then be refurbished internally with gas central heating, electrical rewire, new fitted kitchen and bathroom suite complete with a choice of flooring and tiles.
Keepmoat has taken pole position in the September contracts league compiled by information specialist Glenigan.
The firm flew up the rankings with a major deal for a PFI housing regeneration contract. Continue reading
As part of the Keepmoat Charity Cycling Challenge, their target is to cycle 2,000km across four days to raise £5,000 for two national charities. All monies raised will be split equally between two charities. Against Child Poverty campaigns for an end to child poverty in the UK whilst Action Medical Research supports children affected by disability or those facing the challenge of caring for a child with a rare and devastating disease for which there is no cure.
I am delighted to be able to welcome sc4L as our partner in Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck.
The partnership will last for twenty years during which time sc4L will be responsible for maintaining your homes and estates. In the first three and a half years they will refurbish your homes and build new council homes in your community. Surveyors will be visiting some homes shortly and sc4L are arranging opportunities for you to meet them in the next few weeks.
The Council will not be a ‘back-seat’ partner. It is our ambition to make Leeds the best city to live in. We will be working actively with sc4L throughout the scheme to help us to achieve this aim. Continue reading
Financial Close Definition
‘financial closure is defined as the existence of a legally binding commitment of equity holders or financiers to provide or mobilize funding for the project.
We are delighted to announce the conclusion of negotiations for funding for the Leeds Project and confirm finance has now been approved and signed off enalbing the project to commence.
The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon. Internet firms will be required to give intelligence agency GCHQ access to communications on demand, in real time.