The Mayor of Waverley opens new affordable homes at Milford Green

tvh_pic_62Representatives from Waverley Borough Council, Thames Valley Housing (TVH), David Wilson Homes and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) formally opened brand new homes for shared ownership and affordable rent in the Godalming area this week.

The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey was given a tour of the site and met with a TVH resident before officially declaring the development open.

Raffaele Amatruda, a resident of Milford Green said: “I’m really pleased with my new home here. It’s a quiet and peaceful location and a good place to raise a family.”

The site, located within the Leithfield Park development, features 20 homes for shared ownership and 16 for affordable rent. TVH worked in partnership with David Wilson Homes, Waverley Borough Council and the HCA to deliver these with the aim of addressing housing need in the area.

The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey said: “I was delighted to officially open Milford Green this week. These new homes are a step towards addressing housing need in the borough and I hope that the residents are happy there for years to come. ”

Guy Burnett, Development Director at Thames Valley Housing added: “We’re really proud to have worked in partnership with Waverley Borough Council, David Wilson Homes and the HCA to build these new homes for local people. We look forward to delivering more new affordable homes as part of our ongoing commitment to the borough of Waverley.”

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Editors notes

If you would like more information about Thames Valley Housing, please contact Gavin McNee, Communications and Campaigns Officer, on 020 8607 0622 or email him: gavin_mcnee@tvha.co.uk

You can also find out more about TVH by going to www.tvha.co.uk Follow TVH on Twitter @ThamesValleyHA

About Thames Valley Housing Association:

Thames Valley Housing is based in Twickenham, West London and delivers housing for a wide range of people. Founded in 1966, the association manages and administers over 15,000 properties in London, Middlesex, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Sussex. Thames Valley Housing aims to meet the aspirations of all our customers and residents, helping them to get the home they want or need at the outset, providing further opportunities to move or buy later should they wish.  It provides affordable rented homes, shared ownership, and key worker accommodation, including the staff accommodation for eight NHS Trusts.

In order to generate a profit to help fund our social purpose, we also have a market rent business called Fizzy Living; and a joint venture to build housing for sale, called Opal.

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