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Curo resumes construction operations

Curo’s housebuilding division is today re-opening construction sites across the West of England, in line with government instructions and the three-step plan to end the coronavirus lockdown unveiled on Sunday 10 May. Prime Minister Boris Johnson actively encouraged construction and manufacturing operations to resume while urging companies and workers to continue to observe physical distancing measures.

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Supporting the community through the Coronavirus lockdown

Since the start of the Coronavirus lockdown, The Hub at Mulberry Park has had to close its doors to protect public health. But while classes and meetings have been temporarily suspended, the Hub’s team have quickly adapted to the new ‘normal’ and found other ways to support the communities of Mulberry Park, Foxhill and the wider Combe Down.

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Our construction sites are closing Friday 27th March

While the government guidance issued 23rd March is specifically allowing construction works to carry on, we’ve taken the decision to temporarily close all our sites as of Friday 27th March. We’re doing this to protect our colleagues, contractors and the wider communities against the spread of COVID-19.

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National developer Crest team up with Curo to build new homes at Hygge Park

Bath-based Curo has started works on site at Crest Nicholson’s residential development of 250 homes in Keynsham, Hygge Park. The housing association and housebuilder will work alongside the national developer to build 56 homes on a parcel of the site, known as the ‘Woodland View at Hygge Park’.

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"Shared Ownership was the only way I could do it"

30-year old Teri Densley was finally able to get on the property ladder in her home village thanks to Shared Ownership homes built by Curo at Highbury Fields, in Clutton. Teri, who works in admin for a finance company, was living with her parents in Clutton so she could save up for a deposit. Teri says: "Buying a house in Clutton would probably have been impossible. I've looked for years - Shared Ownership was the only way I could do it. It was fantastic that they started building here."

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Public exhibition will show plans for 47 new affordable homes in Filwood, Bristol

Housing association Curo has announced it proposes to build up to 47 new affordable homes at Broadbury Road in Filwood, Bristol. A public exhibition will be held on Wednesday 3 July to share the proposals and enable local residents to give their views. The consultation will take place between 3-7pm at the Broad Plain House social club, opposite the police station on Broadbury Road, BS4 1JT.

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The Hub at Mulberry Park wins prestigious award

The Hub, Curo’s £10m community building at its Mulberry Park development in Bath, was crowned the winner of the South West Community Benefit category at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2019. The award recognises outstanding achievement in providing a facility which directly benefits the local community and can demonstrate its success through local community feedback.

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Curo MD to cycle 1,000 miles for charity

Gerraint Oakley, the Managing Director of Curo’s house-building business, is cycling roughly 1,000 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End in a bid to raise £5,000 for the Royal United Hospital (RUH), Bath Children’s Ward – Curo’s chosen Charity of the Year for 2019. To help Gerraint raise money for RUH Bath Children’s Ward, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/curo-cycle-ride.

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Local residents choose names for Curo’s developments in Lawrence Weston, Bristol

‘Century Park’ and ‘The Willows’ are today revealed as the new names for Curo’s developments in Lawrence Weston, Bristol. The names were suggested by local residents Becky Cockle and Rhiannon Beail, following a campaign by Curo to find new identities for the two sites - previously referred to as Henacre Road and Corbet Close.

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Young family returns to home village thanks to new Curo development

A young couple and their two children will soon be able to live closer to family and friends as they prepare to move in to a new home at Curo’s Highbury Fields development in Clutton. Beth, who is 26 years old and from Clutton, and Danny, who’s 33 years old and was born and raised just a couple of miles down the road, in Paulton, have been looking to buy their first home together in the village but were struggling to find the right property.

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Bristol Mayor welcomes residents to Curo’s new affordable homes at Whitehall Road

The Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, has welcomed the first families into their homes at a new development of 14 affordable houses at Whitehall Road, Easton. The three-bedroom homes, delivered by housing association and house-builder Curo and contractor Clayewater Homes, are being let through Bristol City Council’s Home Choice scheme on secure affordable rent te…

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Curo and Bellway sign agreement to bring 171 new affordable homes to South West region

A £28m deal has been agreed to bring 171 new affordable homes to Bristol, Somerset and Wiltshire. Housing association and housebuilder Curo and national housebuilder Bellway have joined forces to deliver the homes over the next few years under a strategic S106 package deal. The deal is the first of its kind for both Curo and Bellway South West.

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Curo up for double at national awards

Bath-based housing association and house-builder Curo has been shortlisted for two national awards recognising the success of its sales team and flagship development, Mulberry Park. Curo are finalists in the ’Home Ownership Team of the Year’ and ‘Best Large Development’ categories at the National Housing Awards, run by the National Housing Federation (NHF).

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Curo on track to complete first development with funding from Bristol City Council’s £57m Affordable Housing pot

Housing association and house-builder Curo is nearing completion of its 100% affordable housing scheme at Whitehall Road in Bristol, on the land of the derelict White Hart Hotel. The 14 new affordable homes are due for completion in November this year, making Curo’s Whitehall scheme the first to be delivered with grant from Bristol City Council’s £57million Affordable Housing funding budget.

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Curo acquires 10-acre site for housing development from Bristol City Council

Housing association and house-builder Curo has recently acquired a 10.2-acre site in Lawrence Weston from Bristol City Council with a view to building up to 128 new homes, including 30% affordable housing for social rent and shared ownership. Curo will be hosting a public exhibition at the Lawrence Weston Baptist Church on Thursday 22 March from 3pm until 7pm to give local people the chance to view and comment on the proposals.

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Curo kick-starts construction of 36 new homes at Highbury Fields in Clutton

Construction work has officially started at Curo’s newest housing development, Highbury Fields, situated in the picturesque village of Clutton. The scheme will deliver 36 new homes for local people, including 33% affordable housing for rent and shared ownership. Highbury Fields is a development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom properties, with the first homes due for compl…

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Curo unveils plans for 100% affordable housing site at St. Chad’s Green, Midsomer Norton

Curo will be holding a public exhibition on 28 September to show its proposals for the redevelopment of the St. Chad’s scheme in Midsomer Norton. St. Chad’s redevelopment will include the demolition of 23 vacant flats to make room for 16 new affordable homes. The proposals consist of a mix of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes which will be available to rent at affordable rates…

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Foxhill masterplan public exhibition

Thanks to everyone who came to our first public exhibition of the masterplan for Foxhill – our vision to create new homes, facilities and open spaces for the whole community. If you missed the exhibition, you can still see all the display material on the Foxhill Regeneration website. Find out more at www.foxhillregeneration.co.uk.

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