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Northampton council housing built in the 1930’s

Northampton council housing built in the 1930’s The town expanded during the 1920s and council housing was built largely to the east, north and south of the town, including Abington, Far Cotton,  Kingsley, Kingsthorpe and Dallington – areas which had … Continue reading

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Northampton council housing estates of the 1920’s

Northampton Council Housing by Norman Adams – March 2019 The town expanded during the 1920s and council housing was built largely to the east, north and south of the town, including Abington, Far Cotton,  Kingsley, Kingsthorpe and Dallington – areas … Continue reading

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National housing activist to be remembered in Northampton

Alan Walter, political activist, born 8 October 1957; died 7 March 2009 Northampton Defend Council Housing will be showing remembrance to ALAN Walter who was central to Defend Council Housing’s work; he will be remembered in Spring Boroughs, Northampton Norman … Continue reading

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Council Rents

Norman Adams … Northampton Council Rents from 2015 The Government published its policy on rents for local authority owned social housing from April 2015 onwards. The guidance confirmed the intention to proceed with its policy of ending rent convergence in … Continue reading

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What would it take to shut him up?

What would it take to shut him up? Northampton Partnership homes can and have managed to demolish and redevelop and let at “Social Rents” it was achieved for the new properties at Little Cross Street More than one person as … Continue reading

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What you need is Social housing NOT social cleansing

Social housing NOT social cleansing Norman Adams has been talking to tenants in Spring Boroughs again… He said “I recall standing here when Alan Moore said what you need is Social housing NOT social cleansing” I agreed with Alan at … Continue reading

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Intention to Demolish Notice issued

Intention to Demolish Notice issued News Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 NPH are currently talking to residents at St Mary’s and Berkeley House on a proposal to redevelop the area and build 126 new homes. Since 2016, NPH’s Major Works Team … Continue reading

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