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Youth football teams sport new strip thanks to Curo sponsorship

Clutton’s youth football teams are sporting brand new kits after receiving a £3,000 sponsorship donation from housing association and housebuilder Curo. Curo last year completed the Highbury Fields development of 36 new homes in the village, which included 21 affordable homes for social rent and shared ownership.

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Curo to consult on plans for 32 new affordable homes at Walnut Buildings site

Curo is proposing to build 32 new affordable homes on the land formerly occupied by Walnut Buildings in Radstock. A public exhibition of the redevelopment plans will take place on Thursday 9 September at Whisty Community Hall (BA3 3JL) and local residents are encouraged to drop in any time between 2-7pm.

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Curo and Swan to boost delivery of new affordable housing with Homes England partnership

West of England housing association Curo and Essex-based Swan have secured a new strategic partnership with Homes England to build more affordable homes. Curo and Swan will receive £160.4 million funding from the new Affordable Homes Programme to deliver 2,425 homes over the next five years, in addition to their existing development pipelines.

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First homes at new Bristol development to go on sale this month

Curo’s Century Park residential development in Lawrence Weston, Bristol, is set to open the doors to its marketing suite next week as the first new homes are released for sale. Century Park is a brand-new neighbourhood of 128 homes for private sale, rent and Shared Ownership, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom family houses.

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198 new homes proposed for land at Sandys Hill Lane in Frome

Details of a residential development planned for Frome have been revealed by West of England housing association and house-builder Curo. The site, which received outline planning permission from Mendip District Council in March 2021 for up to 235 homes and a number of commercial units, is situated along either side of Sandys Hill Lane, near the town's Sainsbury's supermarket.

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First residents move to Eaton Park in Yatton

A retired couple who moved to North Somerset to be close to family are the first residents at Curo’s new Eaton Park development in Yatton. Frances, 78, and David, 80, have lived in Taunton, Somerset most of their lives, but decided they wanted to be closer to their son, daughter and four grand-daughters in Yatton.

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Curo site managers in Bath and Keynsham scoop double win at building awards

Two site managers from housing association and house-builder Curo have received the National House Building Council’s 2021 Pride in the Job Quality Award. Alan Mapston, senior site manager at Mulberry Park in Bath and Lee Watts, senior site manager at Woodland View at Hygge Park in Keynsham were recognised for their dedication, leadership and the high standar…

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Curo launches two new show homes at popular Eaton Park development

Yatton’s new residential development, Eaton Park, will soon be opening the doors to a duo of show homes. The three-bedroom Avebury and four-bedroom Clifton show homes are both launching at Eaton Park on Saturday 19 June, and house-hunters are invited to book viewings.

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Curo launches community consultation over the future of Walnut Buildings site

Housing association and housebuilder Curo hope to build new, high-quality housing on the Walnut Buildings site in Radstock and are asking the local community to help shape plans for a future development. To take part, local residents are invited to fill in this short survey: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/walnut-buildings.

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Curo appoints Jehu to £8.5million regeneration scheme in Bristol

West of England housing association Curo has appointed Jehu Group as the main contractor to deliver 57 new affordable homes at a regeneration scheme in Lawrence Weston, Bristol. The development, whose name ‘The Willows’ was suggested by a local resident, will consist of a mix of one, two and three-bedroom houses and apartments delivered across three adjoining si…

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New show home launches at Mulberry Park

A new three-storey show home designed for city living has just been launched at the popular Mulberry Park development in Bath. The Bathwick show home is one of 12 townhouses which will look over the development’s highly anticipated park due to be fully open in 2023.

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Brownies name new roads at Yatton housing development

Roads at Eaton Park, a new housing development of 154 homes in Yatton, have been named after the sixes from the local Brownie unit, following a competition organised by housing association and housebuilder Curo. The winning names were chosen by Yatton Parish Council from a number of ideas proposed by local residents.

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Yatton Junior Football Club scores sponsorship from housebuilder Curo

Junior teams at Yatton FC are looking great on the pitch thanks to a donation from the builders of a new residential development in the village. West of England housing association and housebuilder Curo donated £3,750 to the club as part of their commitment to working together with local communities and supporting residents in areas where they are building ne…

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Work starts on new affordable homes in Weston-super-Mare

West of England housing association Curo have started construction works with contractor Clayewater Homes to deliver another 17 new affordable homes in Weston-super-Mare. The three and four-bedroom homes will be built on two sites in West Wick, at Scot Elm Drive and Warelys Lane. Curo are investing more than £4.6million in the new homes.

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South West housing associations work together to speed up delivery of new affordable homes

Image above: (L-R) Alliance Homes Chief Executive, Louise Swain, Magna Housing Chief Executive, Selina White, and Curo Chief Executive, Victor da Cunha, at Curo’s 700-home development in Bath, Mulberry Park. Bath-based Curo has announced it will work with South West housing associations Alliance Homes and Magna Housing to help speed up delivery of new homes in the regi…

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Meet the families helping to design the energy-efficient homes of the future

Four local families in Bath and North East Somerset will be moving in to the region’s first Passivhaus homes at the end of the month. The ultra energy efficient homes were built by Curo at their 700-home development in Bath, Mulberry Park, and have been let at social rent to local families in housing need.

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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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The Hub nominated for prestigious Bath Life award

The Bath Life Awards celebrate the best of Bath. Their Civic Award highlights the contribution of an organisation or company which has improved Bath or committed to help develop others. Launched in December 2018, The Hub has already been hailed as a trailblazer for future community buildings. As a Community Benefit Society, The Hub is run in partnership with re…

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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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More affordable homes for West of England

340 new affordable homes will be built in the West of England thanks to a commitment from local housing association Curo to invest £25m of government funding in the region. A Strategic Partnership agreement between Homes England and Bath-based Curo has been agreed, with support from the West of England Combined Authority, which is working with partners to build more much-needed affordable homes, more quickly.

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Homes for heroes 100 – celebrating a century of social housing

This year marks the centenary of the 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act, known as The Addison Act, after the Minister of Health and Housing at the time. Curo are proud to support ‘Homes for Heroes 100’ - a programme of celebrations taking place throughout the year, designed to mark the special centenary of the first council homes built to accommodate servicemen after the first world war.

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Bristol housing associations tackle skills shortages with new Academy

Bristol Housing Partnership (BHP), a group of 14 housing associations – including Curo - working with Bristol City Council (BCC) to deliver more affordable homes in the city, has launched a pilot training and employment scheme aimed at attracting young people to choose a career in housing development. The initiative, known as the BHP Academy, offers a number of peopl…

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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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Brand new show home to launch at Mulberry Park

Curo will be opening the doors to a much-anticipated brand new show home at Mulberry Park, the award-winning residential development in South Bath. The launch will take place over the last weekend of the month, with home buyers invited to attend the special celebrations on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September from 11am until 5.30pm at Curo’s Marketing Suite on Bradford Road (BA2 5BZ).

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Curo Chief Executive Victor da Cunha to chair Homes for the South West

Homes for the South West has appointed a new chair to take it forward for the next two years. Victor da Cunha, chief executive of Curo takes up the role with immediate effect. Homes for the South West is an alliance of eleven of the largest housing associations in the South West of England who are developing their own new homes. They collectively own and manage more than 180,000 homes and plan to invest £2bn to deliver 16,000 new homes in the region over the next four years.

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Family returns to home village thanks to new Curo development

A young couple and their two children are able to live closer to family and friends thanks to new homes built by Curo at its Highbury Fields development in the village of 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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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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Proposals for new Bath park on display at The Hub

On Tuesday 16 April, Curo will be hosting a public information exhibition to showcase the developed proposals for Bath’s first new park in 100 years. Visitors will be able to see the detailed design for the main area of public open space and the woodland walk which will be delivered by Curo at Mulberry Park, alongside proposed improvements to Popes Walk.

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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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Curo, Swan and Homes England establish Strategic Partnership to deliver 1,000 affordable homes

It was announced today that Curo and Swan Housing Association (“Swan”) have successfully secured a Strategic Partnership with Homes England and a grant allocation of £51.1m to build 1,067 new affordable homes by March 2024, in addition to their existing development plans. The programme will comprise a mix of homes available for social rent, affordable rent and shared ownership.

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Name our developments and win £100 in Love2Shop vouchers

We’re proud and excited to be delivering 185 new homes in Lawrence Weston over the next few years. While we’re progressing our planning applications for 57 affordable homes at Corbet Close and 128 homes at Henacre Road, we’re asking local residents to help us find names for our two developments.

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Curo scoops Developer of the Year 2018 title at Bath Property Awards

Bath-based housing association and house-builder Curo has won the Developer of the Year 2018 title at the inaugural Bath Property Awards, which celebrate the city’s dynamic property sector. The judges said: “Curo is out on its own in terms of what it does. ‘Profit for purpose’ flows through the business; exceptional year, balancing commercial opportunities with social responsibility.”

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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 welcomes 100th family to Mulberry Park

Curo has just welcomed the 100th homeowners at Mulberry Park, its award-winning development of 700 homes, community facilities and open spaces in South Bath. Alicia, Ian and their two-and-a-half-year-old son Lucas moved in to a four bedroom townhouse on the main avenue at Mulberry Park last month. Ian, a tennis coach at the University of Bath, says: “When we saw the homes a…

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The countdown to the big launch has begun

The countdown to the launch of the new community building at Mulberry Park has begun. The Hub will open its doors to local residents on Saturday 8 December with a ‘Fun Day’ filled with creative activities for kids and adults. The Hub is a brand new contemporary building for the whole local community to use, providing flexible spaces for activities and events.

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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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It’s a hoot at Mulberry Park this summer

This summer, Curo’s delighted to welcome Mulberry Park’s newest resident to the neighbourhood. Mowlberry Beak is coming to roost outside the marketing suite on Bradford Road as part of a city-wide sculpture trail. Curo is proud to sponsor the Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail, which takes inspiration from the Roman Goddess Minerva, whose animal symbol was th…

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Curo’s owl comes home to roost in Combe Down

Children from Combe Down Primary School couldn’t believe their eyes when a large white owl came to roost in their playground this morning. The owl, part of this summer’s Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail, was donated to the school by Curo. Curo’s sales manager, Susan Harrison handed the owl over to head teacher, Jane Gascoigne and a group of enthusiastic children…

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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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Plans for 57 new affordable homes on show in Lawrence Weston

Housing association and house-builder Curo will be showcasing proposals to build up to 57 new affordable homes at Corbet Close in Lawrence Weston, Bristol. Local people will have the chance to view and comment on the proposals at the public exhibition that will take place Wednesday 14th March 2018 from 3pm to 7pm at Curo’s Holly House office - BS11 0TA.

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Curo shares proposals for next stage of development at Mulberry Park

On Monday 29 January, Curo is holding a public exhibition of proposals for the third phase of new homes at Mulberry Park. At the exhibition, visitors will see details of the design and appearance of the homes. We’ll also show information about the road layout and the positioning of the homes. Members of the project team and the architects will be available to answer…

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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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Topping out ceremony marks key milestone in development of £10M community hub

On Thursday 14 December, Curo marked the latest milestone in the development of a new £10M community hub, primary school and nursery at Mulberry Park, Bath. A topping out ceremony celebrated the completion of the landmark building’s main structure. Topping out ceremonies date back to pagan times. Traditionally to celebrate the building reaching its highest poi…

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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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