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At Great Places we are proud to be one of the leading developing housing associations in the North West and Yorkshire.

Our aim is to maximise our investment in affordable, high-quality and sustainable homes, ensuring they meet the needs of customers and enhance local communities, whilst always providing value for money and promoting efficiency.

We have a strong delivery track record having developed over 1,900 new homes over the last 5 years. We have over 1,300 new homes targeted to start in 2022/23, over 1,400 new homes in 2023/24 and over 1,000 new homes due to start on site in 2024/25.

We have a multi tenure programme, including Affordable Rent Social Rent, Rent to Buy, Specialist and Shared Ownership.


Residential land requirements – we are looking for sites in the North West and South Yorkshire

Get in touch:

Please contact us by email at land@greatplaces.org.uk or alternatively get in touch on Twitter @GP_DevTeam

Development News


Article by: jwalding

Hive scoops Best Newcomer at the RESI Awards

Hive Homes, our profit for purpose joint venture has won the Newcomer of the Year category at this year’s prestigious RESI Awards. The joint venture with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and nine other ten of Manchester’s leading Housing Associations, including Great Places and MSV, fought off stiff competition to win the award, announced at […]

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Article by: jwalding

Plans submitted for affordable apartments in Stockport

Great Places submits plans for 144 affordable apartments in Stockport’s regeneration district Great Places has submitted plans to build 144 high-quality affordable homes in the Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation Town Centre West regeneration area on a site called Chestergate. Our proposals for the £34 million development will be our second site in the regeneration area […]

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Article by: jwalding

MP visits our newly completed North Leigh Park Development

James Grundy, MP for Leigh, has joined us on a visit to the site of our recently completed £9.8m development at North Leigh Park. Mr Grundy, and local Councillors joined our Executive Director of Growth, Helen Spencer and Countryside Partnerships’ Managing Director for the Manchester and Cheshire East region, Joe Turner for a tour of […]

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