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Start Survey

We have asked tenant and leaseholders in our general needs and sheltered homes to share their views on the services we provide by conducting a Survey of Tenants and Residents. This helps us to understand satisfaction levels with SLH and to focus on how services could be improved.  The survey took place in December 2021 […]

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Your neighbourhood needs you!

We are proud of our neighbourhoods and we want to make sure that you, as residents can be proud of where you live too. We are looking for neighbourhood champions to help us to manage the standard of works being delivered by our teams in keeping the areas around your home safe, clean and tidy. […]

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Services over the Jubilee Bank Holiday

Our Office will be closed over the bank holiday from 5pm on Wednesday 1st June until 9am on Monday 6th June. If you have an emergency or are in vulnerable circumstances don’t hesitate to call during this time on 0800 303 8540 to speak to our out of hours team. If there is a high […]

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Cost of Living Support May 2022

The Government have announced some additional payments to help towards the cost of living, as well as the Council Tax Energy Rebate will provide a payment of £150 to households living in council tax bands A – D. Cost of living support factsheet: 26 May 2022 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) https://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/council-tax-and-housing-benefit/council-tax/council-tax-150-energy-rebate/),   All payments except those […]

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Environmental Improvements

SLH has been working with Groundwork NE and Cumbria and a number of contractors to design and deliver a number of Environmental Improvements in our neighbourhoods. Consultation with residents will always be a key part of any of these large environmental projects and if we are coming to your area soon you will receive a […]

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Halton Passivhaus Housing Development – Lettings & Shared Ownership Drop-In

Lune Valley Community Land Trust, South Lakes Housing and Lancaster City Council are holding a drop-in session for interested future tenants & shared owners for the Passivhaus development in Halton. The scheme is a collaboration between Lune Valley Community Land Trust and South Lakes Housing that will deliver 20 new affordable 1, 2, 3 and […]

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Apprenticeship Taster Sessions

Are you interested in a trade apprenticeship? We are offering half a day taster sessions for you to find out a bit more about us, what we offer, how our apprenticeships work and to take part in hands-on activities. You will meet the experts who know the trade best and who will support you through […]

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South Lakes Housing Appoints New Director of Customer Experience

South Lakes Housing (SLH) has appointed Niki Stockton as its new Director of Customer Experience. Niki is joining SLH from Warrington Housing Association where she was the Executive Director of Operations. She has 30 years’ experience in social housing as well as serving as a board director at Irwell Valley Homes in Greater Manchester. Niki […]

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2022 Gardening Competiton

Whether you are a beginner or amateur gardener with a garden, allotment, window box, tubs or share a space with a neighbour we would love to hear from you. The competition is open to SLH Tenants, Leaseholders and Lune Valley Tenants Prizes: 1st Place: £100 voucher donated by Tyson Construction 2nd Place: B&Q voucher donated […]

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Cumbria Choice – Choice Based Lettings – Update 27th April 2022

Cumbria Choice – Choice-Based Lettings Scheme PLEASE NOTE:  As part of changes to the Choice Based Lettings process, the Cumbria Choice website is being updated today so customers will not be able to access it. The website should be back up and running tomorrow (Thursday) with a new more user-friendly look. Unfortunately, this means we won’t […]

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Shaun Gagie joins South Lakes Housing as Head of People and Culture

Shaun Gagie has been appointed as Head of People and Culture at South Lakes Housing (SLH) to help develop and deliver continuous improvement and growth. Shaun has over 10 years of experience delivering HR, Organisational Development and Safeguarding across a variety of sectors which include Sport, Housing and Education. He has an MSc in Human […]

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South Lakes Housing appoints new Director of Finance

Richard Morris has been promoted to the role of Director of Finance at South Lakes Housing (SLH). Richard joins the Executive Team from within the organisation, where he has been the Head of Finance for the last 3 years providing key financial support to teams and senior leaders across the organisation. Richard, a Fellow of the […]

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Work to begin shortly on Sedbergh affordable housing scheme

Picture caption: On the site of the planned scheme, from left to right, is Gail Teasdale, Broadacres’ Chief Executive, Will Kay, Regional Managing Director at EQUANS, Ian Munro, Chair of South Lakes Housing, Helen Simpson, Chair of Broadacres, Mark Dutton, South Lakes’ Head of Development, and Martha Shields, South Lakes’ Development Manager. Work is set […]

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Changes are coming to Cumbria Choice this spring!

We wish to provide our customers and applicants with an overview of the changes to the Cumbria Choice Policy and system that we will be making in 2022. During consultation with customers and our stakeholders in 2020, we were informed that our customers wanted an easy-to-understand policy and a simple system that would function on […]

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New Team in Town

South Lakes Housing (SLH) are pleased to announce that we will be working with our newly approved contractor, Ultracare Property Management (UPM), to carry out our neighbourhood cleaning services. Residents who pay a service charge for the cleaning of communal areas will start to notice the UPM team in and around your blocks and communal […]

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