£3m project delivers affordable homes in Colne

Mulbury handed over The Arches development in Colne to Housing Pendle - web

Mulbury has unveiled a new £3m scheme of affordable homes in Colne.

The Housing Pendle development, to be known as “The Arches”, has finally come to life after a decade when the previous developer stopped trading.

The Arches comprises a total of 21 two and three-bedroom properties in a mix of mews and town house styles. Mulbury built the properties on behalf of Housing Pendle, part of Together Housing Group, which will make the homes available for social rent.

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Mulbury appoints Alderson for city centre push

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Experienced property consultant James Alderson has been recruited by Mulbury to lead its city centre residential development business.

James, who joins from built asset consultancy Arcadis, will spearhead the developer’s recently launched Mulbury City division which is focused on private rented sector (PRS) and other investor-backed housing development opportunities.

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Mulbury’s £30m Manchester apartments plan approved

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Mulbury has been given planning permission to create a high-quality apartment scheme on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

The eight to 14 storey development of 134 apartments on the corner of Port Street and Great Ancoats Street will be Mulbury’s first in the private rented sector (PRS).

The scheme, which is also close to the revitalised New Islington area, was given the green light at Manchester City Council’s planning committee today (September 17).

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Name change and new divisions for Mulbury

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Mulbury Homes today announces it will be renamed simply as Mulbury to better reflect the diversity of its operations in the UK housing sector.

Alongside the name change, Mulbury has created a number of new sub-brands to help represent its different divisions, including the launch of a new land and planning service.

Greg Mulligan, a director of Mulbury, explains: “Over the last five years the business has grown rapidly. Developing affordable housing and care schemes for registered housing providers is a core market and will remain so, but we’re also growing in other related sectors.

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Preston charity gets helping hand from Mulbury

Giving a helping hand at The Foxton Centre, Preston

The coffers of an award-winning Preston charity have been boosted after Mulbury Homes gave it a helping hand.

The Foxton Centre, which supports some of the city’s most vulnerable groups, has received a £500.00 donation from the company to help fund a variety of its community projects, while three of the company’s senior management team volunteered their time to serve hot food and wash dishes in the centre’s community cafe.

The centre, which also operates a food bank, provides a space for homeless people, rough sleepers and other vulnerable people to participate in training, arts and crafts and other social activities.

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£4m homes scheme completed in Barnoldswick


Residents will soon begin moving into a new £4m affordable housing development in East Lancashire after contractors handed the scheme over to housing officials.

The 46 homes in Valley Road, Barnoldswick, have been developed on behalf Housing Pendle, a member of the Together Housing Group, which is making them available for affordable rent to local families.

The development was brought forward by Mulbury Homes with regional construction firm Harbur Construction building the new properties.

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New homes boost for Colne charity

Supporting the Colne Open Door Centre

An award-winning East Lancashire charity which offers support to those dealing with stressful situations has received a helping hand from Mulbury Homes.

The Colne Open Door Centre, which offers a counselling service in Great George Street, as well as drop-in support at its community café in nearby Albert Road, has received a £500 donation from Mulbury.

Mulbury is building 21 new affordable homes in Knotts Lane, Colne, on behalf of Housing Pendle, part of the Together Housing Group. The donation will enable the centre to continue helping those in need in the Pendle area, including those struggling to cope with the mental and emotional pressures of life.

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Mulbury Homes builds up apprenticeship programme in Salford


The developer behind a multi-million-pound new homes scheme in Salford has helped three local apprentices get their feet onto the construction career ladder.

Mulbury Homes has created opportunities for the new apprentices at its affordable housing development at Clifford Street, Eccles.

Lee Burke, 19 and 24-year-olds Cody Hurley and Michael Haggan, who are all from Salford, are employed in bricklaying, joinery and plastering roles at the firm’s £9m site.

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£17m older person’s village for former rugby home


Plans have been submitted to turn the former Hilton Park stadium in Leigh, Greater Manchester, into an older person’s village.

Specialist housing developer Mulbury Homes has unveiled the £17m plans to build a mix of bungalows and apartments on the vacant site which was once home to rugby league team Leigh Centurions and Leigh Genesis Football Club.

The five and half acre site has been vacant since the stadium was demolished in 2009 following the Leigh Centurions’ move to Leigh Sports Village, a purpose-built mixed-use sports facility.

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Mulbury donation helps scouts’ camping bid

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A scouts group in Cumbria has received a £500 donation from Mulbury Homes to support a project to revitalise a vacant piece of land and turn it into a camping facility.

1st Wigton Scouts, which has around 80 children aged 5-17 in its beavers, cubs and scouts groups, acquired the land on the western edge of Wigton last year.

The group has been raising thousands of pounds to have the site fenced off and cleared of rubbish and excess undergrowth so that it can be used for activities and camping.

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