News and events

Here you can catch up on all the latest news from CKH. 

Our news archive contains all our past press releases. If you would like to see what we have communicated about in the past, please select the year and month from the drop-down menu to see that month’s press releases.

If you would like to find out more news from the housing sector, please visit the websites of the National Housing Federation (NHF) or TPAS (the Tenant Empowerment Organisation)

Latest News — articles for 2012

Award Winning Development

Cross Keys Homes is delighted to announce that its development of eight shared ownership properties at North Street, Stanground has won the Peterborough City Council Development and Environment Awards (Construction - Single or Multiple Dwelling(s) category).

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9.9 Extra Care Facility

Kier and Cross Keys Homes have commenced the construction of a new £9.9m Extra Care Facility in Coneygree Road, Peterborough.  Cross Keys Homes appointed Kier, acknowledging that their local experience and skills were needed to expand their own field of operation. 

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Two Peterborough -based housing associations are warning that thousands of people could be left fighting for a home they can afford by 2033 if more local authorities, business and residents don't say 'yes' to homes now.

The call comes from Axiom Housing Association and Cross Keys Homes in the wake of the National Housing Federation's (NHF) Home Truths: East of England report. 


Growing numbers are struggling to pay for their homes in Peterborough

An unsustainable housing market which could see millions more families relying on Government support to pay their rent in the next few years, has led local registered social landlords to fully support the government’s housing stimulus package. 

Home Truths 2012 which has just been published by the National Housing Federation, is a forecast of England’s housing market.  It found that the future of our housing market is looking even bleaker, with both private rental and house prices forecast to rise sharply from 2015. 

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Cross Keys Homes Shortlisted for National Award

Cross Keys Homes has progressed through to the next round of a national competition that highlights the important community work carried out by social landlords above and beyond providing homes.

Cross Keys Homes’ Regeneration of Herlington in Orton Malborne was shortlisted by a panel of tenant judges for regenerating a deprived and run-down area of Peterborough, restoring a feeling of pride and ownership among residents.

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The choice to remain where your roots are

Cross Keys Homes turns the tide on younger generations being forced out of their home villages due to high house prices.

The village of Crowland has become a very desirable, prosperous village with many historical features including the Trinity Bridge and Crowland Abbey.  However, over the years its resultant appeal has meant many locals have been priced out of the village.

Cross Keys Homes working with Postland Developments will be spending 2 million pounds to bring affordable homes to Crowland with the sole intention of providing them to people who have an attachment or link to Crowlands.  

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Were going to the zoo

Cross Keys Homes’ Community Fund has recently helped families, that have been living in hostel accommodation after becoming homeless, to go on an outing to Hamerton Zoo.  The fund provided the group with £677.60 for transport, entrance costs and lunch. 

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