Did you know we have an Antisocial Behaviour Tool Kit?

We are committed to dealing with antisocial behaviour and we understand how difficult it can be for people who are experiencing issues. Antisocial behaviour can present itself in many different ways and different agencies may need to get involved. We have lots of useful information on our website – there is guidance about where to report, who to report to…

GUHG appoints new Director of Finance

Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG), has appointed Mona Shah as their new Group Director of Finance. Mona, who is currently Finance Director at Sovereign Housing Group, will be joining Grand Union in the New Year, replacing current Director of Finance, Anna Simpson who is moving on to Midland Heart. She said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Grand Union…

Unification – It’s official!

As of today, our unification is official! Aragon Housing Association, Rockingham Forest Housing and South Northants Homes have all come together and are now known as Grand Union Housing Group – a charitable housing provider regulated by the Regulator for Social Housing. Over the past ten years, all of these organisations have been working closely together but by creating a single,…

Giving supported living residents a place to call their own

Housing provider Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG) has completed its £500k refurbishment of a supported living scheme in High Oaks, St Albans. Once a residential care home with shared facilities for six people, the scheme now boasts four self-contained one-bedroomed flats with a communal lounge, staff sleep-in room and garden. GUHG’s Head of Supported Living, Debbie Stuart said: “The old…

GUHG building largest development to date

Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG), has been given the green light to build their single largest development to date. Britannia Gate, which is being built on the old Iron Works site opposite Bedford Hospital, will be made up 49 apartments for a mixture of market rent, shared ownership and supported living. GUHG worked closely with Bedford Borough Council to secure…

Aileen Evans elected CIH vice president

Aileen Evans, Grand Union Housing Group’s Chief Executive, has been elected as the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) new vice president. Aileen, who became Group Chief Executive in July 2017, won the election ahead of Darshan Singh Matharoo, Vice Chair of Empowering People Inspiring Communities; and Lindsey Williams, Group Chief Executive at Futures Housing Group. As vice-president, Aileen will succeed…

Grand Union Housing Group to build its first market sales homes

Local housing provider Grand Union Housing Group is working with Parrott Construction Ltd to build its first market sale homes in the picturesque village of Oakley in north Bedfordshire. The £2.5m project has commenced at the Lovell Road site to demolish the old buildings, a former builders’ yard, to make way for 15 new family homes. Plans include building 10…

Fire safety in communal areas

All the communal areas of residential blocks, including hallways, stairs and shared balconies, are the responsibility of Grand Union Housing Group. We have a legal obligation to ensure that these areas remain safe to use and free from items that may cause or contribute to a fire. Our staff and contractors visit our housing schemes on a regular basis and,…

Data protection

The Data Protection Act is changing and the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect from 25 May 2018. GDPR rebalances the relationship between individuals and organisations, giving greater control to people about how their personal data is used. Grand Union Housing Group is committed to treating your information securely and safeguarding your rights to confidentiality. We are…