Chrisp Street Market s203 transfer

We’re pleased to be moving ahead with the Chrisp Street Regeneration scheme to create a thriving town centre and much needed new homes for London.

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Max swaps rented house-shares for his own home through shared ownership

Max, a chartered accountant working for an insurance company in the City, moved into his first home in October 2019. He was living in rented house-shares for nearly 10 years and throughout this time dreamed of owning his own flat. With limited savings, the shared ownership scheme was the best option for him.

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Aimee and Justin move into brand new shared ownership home in Emerald Gardens

Aimee, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) in a primary school, and Justin, a Photographic Retoucher, moved into their first home a week before the Covid-19 lockdown – along with their beloved French Bulldog, Bailey. Whilst paying very expensive rent for a 1 bedroom flat in the Docklands, they decided it was time to invest their money and start their journey onto the property ladder. Through researching Shared Ownership, they concluded that this was the best option for them and are now enjoying life in Emerald Gardens.

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Rent free retail units for East End businesses to thrive post COVID-19

Transformed Aberfeldy Street to lead the way on regeneration initiatives.

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Deputy Mayor Justine Simons OBE officially opens Poplar Works

Poplar Works, an innovative new home for East London’s fashion economy was officially opened on 27th February 2020 by London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries, Justine Simons OBE, who met with the building's first resident creatives, before inaugurating the project.

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EastEnders Pie ‘n’ Mash pays homage to Poplar with a new Chrisp Street mural

Brian, owner of EastEnders Pie ‘n’ Mash, is responsible for the stunning new mural on the south side of Chrisp Street Market. The colourful artwork pays tribute to the rich history of the market and the surrounding area, and was designed and painted by artist the Agwa from Bud Studio.

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Shared Ownership gives Lucy the opportunity to own her first home

Lucy Hutchings, a Head of Operations originally from Buckinghamshire, recently moved into one of Poplar HARCA’s Shared Ownership properties in Duesbury House. We spoke to her about why she chose Shared Ownership, what she loves about her new home and the positive impact it’s had on her lifestyle.

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Tom and Soo find their dream marital home through Shared Ownership

Tom, a hostel Chaplain, and Soo, who works in advertising, recently got married and found their dream marital home through Shared Ownership. We spoke to the couple about why they chose Shared Ownership, the perks of living in a new build property and how they’re getting to know their new neighbours.

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Shared Ownership helps Graham find his perfect home

After a life-changing snowboarding accident, Graham's requirements for a home changed. Our Shared Ownership team worked closely with him to find a suitable home and continue to provide ongoing adjustments to help make the flat as accessible and homely as possible.

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Poplar HARCA, LBTH, THHF & Gateway Housing Association launch first Tower Hamlets Health & Housing conference

On 23rd July, Poplar HARCA, Tower Hamlets Council, Tower Hamlets Housing Forum & Gateway Housing Association hosted the first Tower Hamlets Health & Housing conference. The event aimed to bring housing and health professionals together to explore the relationship between the two sectors.

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Residents vote to regenerate Teviot

On an 81% turnout, 86% of voters have backed proposals for regenerating the Teviot Estate, Poplar with 1,800–2,450 new homes, new green and play spaces, shops, community and faith facilities, and improved infrastructure. 

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