Lafford Homes Purchases 17 New Properties

Lafford Homes are pleased to announce the acquisition of 17 homes at Swallowbeck Court, Doddington Road, Lincoln.

Swallowbeck Court consists of sixteen 2 bedroom apartments across 4 blocks and one 3 bedroom bungalow, nestled within a quiet, secure gated cul-de-sac and all with allocated parking.

The acquisition had the benefit of existing tenants – whom we are delighted to welcome to the Lafford Homes family.


The purchase of Swallowbeck Court brings the total number of properties available to rent from Lafford Homes to 72.  Our homes are a mixture of houses and apartments; some market rent and some affordable rent – all situated across North Kesteven and South Lincoln.

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New Non-Executive Director for Lafford Homes

Effective 1st August 2018, Lafford Homes is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Non-Executive Director – Matthew Spittles.

Matthew has worked in housing for many years and most recently was Director of Property & Development for Boston Mayflower Housing Association before taking early retirement in March 2018. In that role he led the company’s development programme in which 320 new homes were acquired including both new build properties commissioned from developers and acquisitions from existing housing providers. These homes were a mixture of affordable homes for rent, market products and also commercial leases. 

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Steam Court gets its first residents

Steam Court

The first residents are moving into new flats in North Hykeham, which are the first homes developed by a new company set up expressly to respond to local housing need within North Kesteven.

Lafford Homes Ltd is a new housing company wholly-owned by North Kesteven District Council, marking a fresh approach towards meeting local housing demand and unlocking more housing choice by building more homes for private let at market-level rent. Continue reading “Steam Court gets its first residents”

North Kesteven listed within Housing Heavy Hitters

Phil Roberts

North Kesteven District Council’s Corporate Director Phil Roberts has been singled out as a progressive leader within local government housing development.

Industry magazine Inside Housing includes him within their ‘Power List of the Heavy Hitters driving the Delivery of New Homes’ – identifying him as one of eight ‘Accelerators’, described as ‘individuals moving at a pace’. Continue reading “North Kesteven listed within Housing Heavy Hitters”