Social Housing news in South west

Southern specialist

Senior reporter, Inside Housing

Sophie Barnes

Senior reporter


Phone: 020 7772 8436

Fax: 020 7772 8591


Sovereign moves repairs in-house

27/09/2016 | By Carl Brown

Sovereign is bringing its Hampshire repairs service in-house in a bid to save £2m over five years.

Labour, Bristol

New Bristol mayor 'should free up land'

11/05/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing associations in Bristol have called on the new mayor to free up land for housing.


Leadership team announced for merger landlord

27/04/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Merger talks between Sovereign and Spectrum Housing Group are progressing with the new organisation’s leadership team announced today.


GCH moves repairs in-house

19/04/2016 | By Carl Brown

A 5,200-home housing association is taking its repairs service in-house in a move which it estimates will save £300,000 a year.


Chancellor announces fresh devolution deals

16/03/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Chancellor George Osborne has announced further devolution deals across the United Kingdom, including East Anglia, the West of England and Cardiff.