Halton Housing secure planning for 118 new homes in Widnes

Halton Housing have secured planning permission for the development of 118 new homes in Widnes, Cheshire. The mixed tenure scheme will see the regeneration of a 7.2-acre former industrial site in Tan House Lane area. Work on the development is expected to begin in March 2018, with the initial demolition and remediation of the site… Read more »

Christmas Opening Hours

We will be finishing for the Christmas break at 12pm on Friday 22nd December and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January at 8.30am. For any emergency during this time, please call: 0303 333 0101 All other contact made will be responded to within 24 hours of our first working day. Wishing everyone a merry Christmas… Read more »

Police take action against organised crime group suspected of exploiting vulnerable people to deal drugs in Widnes

Early-morning raids today (Thursday, 14 December) saw police take action against organised crime groups suspected of exploiting vulnerable people to deal drugs in Widnes. More than 340 officers were involved in the high-profile operation with 12 houses targeted in Widnes and 18 homes targeted in Merseyside. So far officers have arrested 29 people on suspicion of conspiracy to… Read more »

Winter Electrical Advice

When we think of winter, we imagine snuggling up under a cosy electric blanket or warming ourselves next to a portable heater. But do we think about electrical safety? During the festive season, when we’re so busy decorating our homes with fairy lights and rushing around buying gifts, it can easily slip our minds. With… Read more »

Halton Housing complete Latham Avenue, Runcorn housing development

Halton Housing’s Latham Avenue development, which is located off Latham Avenue, Runcorn was completed on 30th November 2017. The development comprises of 83 homes, a mixture of one and two bed apartments, and three bedroom homes all for affordable rent. The properties have been built on a former infant, nursery and junior school site. A… Read more »

Government announces changes to the way Universal Credit will be paid to new claimants 

In the Autumn Budget, the Government announced some changes to how Universal Credit claimants will be paid. These changes will be introduced gradually, but should help alleviate some of the hardship caused by the previously long waiting times for initial Universal Credit payments. The Government is proposing to provide more support through the following: In December 2017, new claimants will be… Read more »

Halton Housing award grant to community group restoring Halton’s canals

Halton Housing donated just over £1,600 from its Community Sponsorship Fund to Runcorn Locks Restoration Society which will be used to help restore the canal between Top Locks and Manchester Ship Canal. The funds were donated to Runcorn Locks Restoration Society to enable them to buy tools which will help them clear and rejuvenate the… Read more »

Halton Housing complete Grangeway housing development

Halton Housing’s Pine Road development in Grangeway, Runcorn was completed on Wednesday 15th November 2017. The development, which comprises of 42 homes, a mixture of two and three bedroom houses, and one and two bedroom apartments is a £3.8 million scheme. All of the homes in the development are for affordable rent. Homes on the… Read more »

Halton Housing’s Christmas Fundraiser

Halton Housing are hosting a Christmas Fundraiser on Thursday 16th November at their Extra Care scheme in Widnes, Naughton Fields from 10am until 12.30pm. The Fundraiser is to raise money for the Extra Care scheme’s Christmas Party, which will provide all Extra Care scheme residents throughout the borough with a Christmas lunch and entertainment on… Read more »

Halton Housing complete their largest development to date

On Tuesday 31st October 2017, Halton Housing’s largest ever mixed tenure development, Tan House Lane in Widnes was completed. The scheme comprises of 175 homes, and Halton Housing have commissioned a play area to be built on site which is due to open in coming weeks. The development is located in the Tan House Lane… Read more »