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Court action taken against anti-social tenants

South Lakes Housing (SLH) has been granted two injunctions for anti-social behavior within the last few weeks. SLH obtained an injunction against Mark Beckford of Jenkin Rise, Kendal on the 21st of October 2016. SLH first received complaints about noise nuisance in November 2015 which SLH tried to solve by installing insulation between the flats. SLH […]

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Waterside redevelopment

SLH is about to begin works to redevelop an estate in the heart of Kendal town centre. The Waterside redevelopment will see; six ‘2 bedroom’ houses, four ‘2 bedroom’ flats and four ‘3 bedroom’ houses being built on the site of the existing garage blocks on Dowkers Lane. The plans have been drawn up following extensive consultation […]

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Flood hit sheltered schemes reopened

Two sheltered housing schemes owned by South Lakes Housing (SLH) have been refurbished following the damage caused by storm Desmond on 5th December 2015. At Birthwaite in Windermere, eight ground floor flats were flooded and at Edgecombe Court in Kendal four were flooded. In total, the floods severely damaged 60 of SLH’s properties with the […]

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Award for ‘dementia friendly’ Birthwaite Sheltered Housing Scheme

Birthwaite Sheltered Housing Scheme has been recognised at a Northern Housing Consortium awards ceremony for ‘Building Healthier Communities’. The prize was collected by Alison Kinnon (Assistant Director of Customers & Communities) and Tina Armitage (Senior Scheme Manager) at the Northern Silver Screen awards in Blackpool on 9th June 2016. Housing an ageing population is a massive […]

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Changes to sheltered services underway

South Lakes Housing (SLH) is planning changes to its sheltered service to older residents in order to make it more sustainable and affordable in the future. It has recently consulted residents living in its 12 sheltered schemes about delivering  the service in a different way, possibly introducing a new ‘Independent Living Service’ to be made […]

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