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Sensory Garden Opens Thanks to Laurus Homes Funding

  

A new sensory garden is flowering in Ingol thanks to a £4,500 grant from Laurus Homes, the development arm of Trafford Housing Trust. The garden, which opened this week at the Intact Centre in Ingol, Preston, comprises different areas providing volunteers and staff with opportunities to ‘clear and heal the minds of visitors’.

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Work underway at Whalley Manor housing development

  

Work has begun on the new Trafford Housing Trust (THT) and Lovell Developments Whalley Manor housing scheme in Whalley near Clitheroe.

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Skelmersdale School Students Net New Laptops

  

Pupils at a Skelmersdale school are back in class and online this week thanks to a donation of 20 laptops by Laurus Homes, the development arm of Trafford Housing Trust (THT).

 

New releases on sale at Hollins Green and Vision

  

Stunning new homes have just gone on sale at two Laurus Homes developments in Lancashire, at Vision in Skelmersdale and Hollins Green in Forton.

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Laurus Homes expands its Sales Team

  

Laurus Homes has taken on five new employees and awarded a promotion as the business continues to expand its operations throughout the North West.

 

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60 New homes coming soon to Forton

  
Home-seekers in the North West can look forward to a new luxury development coming soon in the heart of Forton village in Wyre, Lancashire.  
 
Work is already underway on the 60-home scheme, which promises a mix of stylish two, three and four-bedroom homes set in a semi-rural backdrop in Hollins Green. 

Can you find your dream home right here?

  

Last summer, in a bid to help the housing market get back on track after the initial disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic and the first lockdown, Chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced a Stamp Duty Holiday, which comes to an end on 31st March.

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Trafford housing developer smashes fundraiser target

  

A Trafford housing developer has raised over £5,500 for the borough’s crisis fund thanks to a 120-mile fundraiser.

The Laurus Homes team, part of Trafford Housing Trust, smashed their original target of £ 1,128 – roughly £10 per mile – thanks to generous donations from partners and contractors.

The team visited 17 of their developments across the North West towards the end of August, including sites in Sale, Altrincham, Timperley, Stretford and Partington.

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Stockport's White Lion scoops top award

  

A new housing development in Stockport town centre has won a prestigious prize at a virtual awards ceremony celebrating the best of building in the North West. Click the link to read all about it in our latest Laurus news.

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Take a Stamp Duty holiday with Laurus Homes

  

On Wednesday, the government announced a stamp duty holiday for all UK home buyers, meaning you could save thousands on your new home.

As of the 8th of July, you won’t pay a penny on any purchase up to £500,000 until 31 March 2021.

So now could be the perfect chance for your dream of owning a new home, whether that’s enjoying the extra cash in your pocket or stretching to a forever home. Why not have a browse of our available homes on our website?

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Early Bird Catches a Prime Home

  

First-time buyers are racing to snap up apartments at our new and sought-after Bakers Court development.

Fuelled by demand, eager home buyers can now take advantage of our Early Bird Scheme by reserving any plot within Building 2 of our beautifully designed Cheshire based development.

Click the link to read all about it. 

Earlsbrook Reopens for viewings

  

We’re delighted to announce that we are opening up our Earlsbrook site in Delamere, the last of our sites to re-open. It’s certainly one that you’ll love to visit and offers a rare opportunity to own a stunning new home overlooking the tranquil beauty of Delamere Forest.

Click the link to find out more.

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Get Ready, our Sales Centres are now open

  

Since lockdown began we’ve been keeping busy helping you plan your next house move, remotely and virtually to follow Government guidance on social distancing. Keeping our customers and Sales Centre team safe will always be our priority, which is why we temporarily closed all of our Sales Centre and Show Homes.

The Government guidance is now that house moves and viewings can start again, so we’ll be following that advice while keeping safety at the forefront of everything we do, for the sake of all of you our customers, and our employees.


What this means is that we’ve been adapting our Sales Centres and Show Homes and our ways of working so that we can reopen with appropriate social distancing measures in place.

Find more what this means for you. 

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Laurus Homes response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

  

Following the ongoing development of Coronavirus, we wanted to take a moment to keep you up-to-date on the steps we are taking and to assure you that the safety and wellbeing of our customers and our team are of the utmost importance.

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Major Step Forward For Congleton Housing Development

  

The launch of a new housing development from Laurus Homes has taken a major step forward with the opening of a new sales centre.

Giantswood Grove, on Manchester Road in Congleton, will see 94 new two, three, four and five-bedroom homes built, with a range of options to buy including Shared Ownership and Help to Buy.

A New Vision for Skelmersdale Home Buyers

  

The launch of a new housing development from Laurus Homes has taken a major step forward with the opening of a new sales centre.

Vision, on Whalleys Road in Skelmersdale, will see 120 two, three and four-bedroom homes built, with a range of options to buy including Shared Ownership and Help to Buy.

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Kelsall Wellbeing Centre Well on the Way Following Trust’s Donation

  

The creation of a new wellbeing hub in Kelsall, Cheshire, has moved a step closer following a £17,500 financial boost from Trafford Housing Trust.

The Kelsall Wellbeing Hub will be attached to a new NHS Medical Centre also being built on the site off Chester Road.  When it opens in 2021, the Hub will provide a range of services aimed at addressing social issues.

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White Lion Brought Back To Life

  

Partnership between Trafford Housing Trust and Stockport Council creates much-needed new homes.

One of Greater Manchester’s most historic pubs, which had been derelict for more than ten years, has been transformed into luxury apartments.  

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Jane Beedle opens showhomes at Earlsbrook in Delamere

  

Laurus Homes’ new homes development at Earlsbrook, on the edge of Delamere Forest in Cheshire, will be the temporary new kitchen for one Bake Off’s best-loved contestants this weekend (28 September).

Hatters Park Shared Ownership Event

  

Laurus Homes, along with Shared Ownership and mortgage experts from Metro Finance, will be offering free financial advice at a special Shared Ownership day at Hatters Park in Runcorn.

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Trafford Housing Trust is now a part of the L&Q Group

  

We’ve been working very closely with L&Q for the past three years in a partnership to build much needed new homes in the North West. During that time we’ve built a solid relationship based on trust, common values, and a shared commitment to doing whatever we can to address the housing crisis in the North West.

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Three new show homes now open at Earlsbrook near Delamere Forest

  

Earlsbrook, a development of 166 new homes in Delamere by Laurus Homes, is opening three stunning show homes on the edge of Delamere Forest.

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45 new affordable homes in Urmston announced

  

Laurus Homes have started work on a multi-million pound housing development, set to provide 45 affordable apartments in Davyhulme, Urmston.

Limelight double award win

  

An innovative community housing project in Trafford is celebrating being crowned the best development in the UK for older people and affordable housing.

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Laurus Homes to build 215 new homes in Winsford

  

Laurus Homes are about to start work on a new housing development in Winsford, called Weaver Meadows and is situated on Rilshaw Lane just south of the town centre. The development will see a mix of two to five-bedroom homes being built, which will be available for sale and rent with affordable housing options including Shared Ownership available.

Stockport’s White Lion pub to be transformed by Laurus Homes

  

Town’s oldest tavern to be converted into mixed-use scheme as part of wider Underbanks regeneration in partnership with Stockport Council

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