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Airey homes saved for posterity

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

A unique project to save some of Kibblesworth’s post-war Airey homes for posterity has begun with the help of The Gateshead Housing Company. A block of four houses is being painstakingly deconstructed, loaded on to pallets and transported to Beamish Museum in Durham. Here they will be carefully stored until work begins on a new 1950s area, when they will be rebuilt as part of a typical north eastern postwar urban development. The… Read the full article →

Kibblesworth homes up for top housing award

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

The Gateshead Housing Company and its subsidiary Keelman Homes have reached the finals of a prestigious award scheme for their work to regenerate Kibblesworth. The company has been shortlisted from more than 240 entries for the ‘Excellence in Housing Finance and Development’ award in the 2011 UK Housing Awards. Stuart Macdonald, editor of Inside Housing, said: “The quality of the award entries… Read the full article →

Hundreds turn out for Kibblesworth Festival

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

Hundreds of residents from a south Gateshead village recently got involved in a celebration of their area’s history, whilst looking forward to a new chapter in its future. The Kibblesworth Festival was organised to allow people to remember the rural village’s past, as well as its bright £14m future that will eventually see over 140… Read the full article →

Festival of fun heading for Kibblesworth

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

Residents in a south Gateshead village are being asked to get involved in a celebration of their history and community this Saturday (1 October). The Kibblesworth Festival is being organised to allow residents to remember the village’s past as well as its £14m future of over 140 new homes being built. The free festival, which… Read the full article →

Residents asked for Kibblesworth memories

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

Residents in a south Gateshead village are being asked for their life memories for an art project being planned in the area. Residents of Kibblesworth, where almost £14m of new homes are currently being built, are being asked for any special memories, as well as skills they could share or swap with others. The ‘Insider… Read the full article →