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Keepmoat to build Kibblesworth homes

by tac & filed under Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

New homes will be built at Kibblesworth estate after Keelman Homes appointed construction firm Keepmoat to regenerate the area. Keepmoat will redevelop an 11.4 acre site at Kibblesworth, in the south of the borough, for Keelman Homes – a subsidiary of The Gateshead Housing Company. The current prefabricated ‘Airey’ properties (see photo above) – which were… Read the full article →

Foundations of Kibblesworth

by tac & filed under Community involvement, Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

Kibblesworth residents could be forgiven for thinking that the ‘monster trucks’ had come to their village recently. Large diggers and drills, including the one pictured above, visited the estate as the housing company carried out preparations for building new homes in the area. The company tested the ground conditions for house foundations, and measured land around the estate to plot out where new properties… Read the full article →

Kibblesworth tenants see homes of the future

by tac & filed under Community involvement, Gateshead Council, Keelman Homes, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

In March 2008, tenants in Kibblesworth Airey homes overwhelmingly supported plans to build new homes in the area. The Gateshead Housing Company recently gave residents the chance to see what their homes of the future. A number of residents from the area took part in a visit to see homes built in Sunderland by gentoo homes. The visit proved to… Read the full article →

Housing plan for Kibblesworth

by tac & filed under Gateshead Council, Kibblesworth, The Gateshead Housing Company

Tenants in Kibblesworth Aireys have overwhelmingly supported a proposed plan to develop new housing. Gateshead Council and The Gateshead Housing Company recently consulted tenants about plans for almost 100 ‘Airey’ type properties in the area. The homes, originally built in the 1940s, are in need of improvements to bring them up to modern standards. Almost 84 per cent of those tenants,… Read the full article →