Our Chief Executive’s response to the Government’s new housing spend

“I’m delighted the Government yesterday committed to spend another £2 billion on affordable housing, to help resolve the fundamental shortage of housing for social rent in this country. "This funding and the new rent level certainty will go some way to supporting housing associations like Aspire Housing to build more homes; we have tripled our … Continued
Aspire Housing receives Queen's Award from Lord Lieutenant

Lord Lieutenant presents Aspire Housing with Queen’s Award

Aspire Housing hosted a champagne reception to mark the presentation of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Ian Dudson, visited the company’s Brampton headquarters in Newcastle, to hand over the engraved crystal bowl on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen. The company is the first in Staffordshire and among the first in the … Continued
Introducing Aspire@Castle House - Aspire Housing

Aspire@Castle House coming soon

Multi-million pound investment close to completion The new £15.4 million centre for public services is taking shape in the centre of Newcastle. Four storey Castle House, next to Queens Gardens, is on course to open in the autumn. The building, which can be accessed from both the Gardens and Hassell Street, will be the base … Continued
Aspire Housing shortlisted for National Business Award 2017

Aspire Housing shortlisted for National Business Awards 2017

Aspire Housing has been shortlisted for the Positive Social Impact Award for the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the prestigious Queen’s Award which praised our work improving the lives of disadvantaged people. Sinéad Butters said: “Social impact is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire … Continued

Fire safety statement

Given the tragic event in West London last month our thoughts are with those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.  We would like to reassure our customers with regards to our approach to fire safety.  Aspire Housing does not own or manage any high rise blocks (6 stories and above). The Regulatory Reform (Fire … Continued

Aspire Housing are supporting PlaceShapers #webuild campaign

  #webuild campaign is stepping up to deliver 88,000 homes. Aspire Housing will build 1,500 new homes in the next five years as part of 88,000 being built by PlaceShapers to tackle the national housing crisis. PlaceShapers is a network of more than 100 community focused housing associations. A report published today, titled ‘We Build’ … Continued

Aspire Housing named in Top 50 Social Mobility Employer Index

  Aspire Housing has been ranked as one of the Top 50 employers in the UK’s first-ever Social Mobility Employer Index. The index is a joint initiative between the Social Mobility Foundation and Social Mobility Commission, in partnership with the City of London Corporation. It ranks Britain’s employers on the actions they take to ensure … Continued

Aspire Housing receives royal recognition in the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Aspire Housing receives royal recognition in the UK’s most prestigious business awards The social regeneration work of a Staffordshire-based housing association has been singled out in the UK’s most prestigious business awards. The 2017 Queen’s Awards list, published to mark the Queen’s birthday on April 21, sees awards bestowed for achievement in four categories: international … Continued

Dementia awareness

We’re training our customers to be Dementia Friends – providing better support and greater awareness in our communities. More than 100 members of staff at Aspire Housing have taken part in information sessions to learn more about helping people with the condition. Now the opportunity is being extended to customers and members of the public … Continued