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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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 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”
Building works are under way on Lafford Homes’ first development.
The new housing company wholly owned by North Kesteven District Council is currently on site in Steam Court, off Station Road, North Hykeham, building 27 new flats for the private rented market.
It is anticipated the first tenants will be moving into the new homes in November this year. Continue reading “First development for new company”