Borough Council of Wellingborough

Housing news

Number of empty properties halved in Wellingborough

Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

The number of abandoned homes in Wellingborough has halved over the past 18 months, thanks to a crackdown by the council.

  • Council helps people to keep living locally

    Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2012

    Wellingborough Council has helped 28 local families and 6 elderly residents stay in their own communities, according to new figures released today as part of Rural Housing Week.

  • New housing scheme completed in Wellingborough

    Published on Friday, 24 June 2011

    An opening event to mark a newly-completed social housing scheme at Castle Street, Wellingborough, will be held on Tuesday 28 June at 3pm.

  • Improved service for social housing applicants

    Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2011

    A housing allocations scheme that launched seven months ago has been hailed as a great success according to a new report.

  • Shoe factory makes way for affordable homes

    Published on Friday, 25 March 2011

    The site of a former shoe factory in a Northamptonshire village is being given a £1.35million facelift by Jephson Homes Housing Association, in partnership with Wellingborough Council.

  • Mayor and Consort at construction site of new eco homes in Sywell, January 2010.

    Eco measures installed in affordable homes

    Published on Wednesday, 19 January 2011

    A ceremony attended by the Mayor of Wellingborough took place today to mark the installation of ground source heat pumps at a new development of affordable housing in Sywell.

  • Eco measures installed in affordable homes

    Published on Friday, 14 January 2011

    The installation of ground source heat pumps at a new development of affordable housing in Sywell will be marked by a ceremony attended by the Mayor of Wellingborough on 19 January at 12pm.

  • Choice based lettings arrive in Wellingborough

    Published on Thursday, 04 November 2010

    Social housing applicants in Wellingborough will benefit from greater choice when a new allocations scheme goes live this week.

  • Tree planting at new eco homes in Little Harrowden

    Affordable eco homes completed in Little Harrowden – completion ceremony

    Published on Tuesday, 02 November 2010

    A ceremony to mark the completion of seven affordable eco homes in Little Harrowden was held today.

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    New affordable homes in Wellingborough

    Published on Thursday, 07 October 2010

    The start of a development of 16 affordable homes in Castle Street, Wellingborough, was marked by a ceremony on Monday 4 October.

  • Little Irchester affordable homes

    Little Irchester affordable homes completed

    Published on Thursday, 07 October 2010

    A new development of affordable eco homes has been completed in Little Irchester, prioritised for people with a local connection.

  • £292,000 grant to help make homes decent

    Published on Monday, 26 April 2010

    Wellingborough Council is to receive £292,000 from the government to help make privately owned homes in the borough decent to live in. The funding will be used to supplement the council’s own resources to deliver grant assistance to low income and vulnerable households to carry out essential repairs and improvements to their homes.