As the housing crisis continues to hit the headlines, we have taken direct action.
We are creating additional housing in communities where we know it is needed most. For example, as a result of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust purchasing two dilapidated buildings in Goldthorpe, which had been empty for many years, we were able to secure planning for 10 new homes to provide new social housing, which will be let by our partner Bernslai Homes.
This is just one example but there will be many more as we continue to focus on the regeneration of coalfield communities throughout the country.
CRT Property Investments Ltd, the commercial and residential property subsidiary of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, is underway with a £1m residential development on Washington Road in Goldthorpe, which will comprise of ten high quality, affordable homes.
Recognising the impact that the ongoing housing crisis is having on some of the most socially and economically deprived communities in the country, we welcomed John Healey, MP for Wentworth and Dearne constituency and Labour’s shadow hous