Almshouse Consortium Programme 2015-2018 Brochure

It is an exciting time for Almshouse Consortium Limited (ACL) the group representing almshouse charities in the UK that wish to develop their properties in co-operation with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) through their Investment Partner system. Given that we are mid-programme now in the 2015-18 phase our member charities have many excellent...

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Shrewsbury Drapers Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony, 20th January 2016

  Saffer Cooper were delighted to attend the foundation stone laying ceremony for our client Shewsbury Drapers on the 20th January 2016.  We are working with the Drapers developing a 25 unit newbuild sheltered scheme called Drapers Place, in central Shrewsbury with funding from the Homes and Communities Agency. The event, covered by the...

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Exciting News!

We are delighted to confirm that Mark Edwards has joined Saffer Cooper in the role of Head of Development. Mark has many years of experience in property development and management and will bring additional skills to our practice. Until recently Mark worked for Symphony Housing Group in the role of Senior Project Manager where...

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Changing times…

Having provided housing consultancy services for in excess of 20yrs we believed that we understood the various nuances of this key element of the UK economy but the current rate and range of change has even taken us by slight surprise. Housing is a key strand of the economy and yet its widely accepted...

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Remodelling begins soon at the John Abbotts Ladies Almshouse

The John Abbotts Ladies almshouse charity in Halifax is about to start its first project on listed buildings. With funding from the Homes and Communities Agency the first phase is a remodelling of the old lodge into two ground floor bungalows. With Saffer Cooper, further phases of work are in the pipeline and some...

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Work Begins on a New Build Scheme for the Shrewsbury Drapers.

Close to the heart of Shrewsbury we have been working with the Shrewsbury Drapers Company whose 25 flat newbuild scheme began on site this month. This £3M development has a wonderful setting near the river (but not too close) and provides much needed affordable housing for local older residents. The scheme sits next door...

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Saffer Cooper are moving to the cloud!

We are pleased to announce that we are upgrading our IT and moving onto a new cloud based email system.  This exciting project will be running over the next few days.  Whilst we are taking every precaution that this will be a seamless process with minimal disruption we are aware that glitches may occur. ...

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Extra Care Project Managers

Saffer Cooper has recently been appointed as project managers for two large newbuild extra care developments for housing associations. These are tremendously exciting opportunities that enable us to play a major part in delivering high quality homes that can change peoples’ lives. Director Sean Stafford who is leading on the projects explains: ‘Extra care...

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11th March 2015, Larger Almshouses Network Annual Seminar

Sean and Reuben attended the Larger Almshouses Network annual seminar at the delightful Yardley Wood almshouses where Reuben spoke about grant funding for almshouses and the Almshouse Consortium. From April over £7M of HCA grant has been allocated to Consortium members and in the wings is a further group of charities needing grant support...

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