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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 5,421 new homes over the last 10 years. We have 650 new homes targeted to start in 2018/19; 728 new homes in 2019/20 and 680 new homes in 2020/21.

We have a multi tenure programme, including Affordable 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

Boarding at Ancoats Dispensary


Article by: Damian Beaumont

£10m Ancoats Dispensary project officially begins

The Leader of Manchester City Council, joined Great Places Housing Group to mark the official start of work on the £10 million redevelopment of the iconic former Ancoats Dispensary into affordable homes.

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Pilsley Development in Chesterfield


Article by: Damian Beaumont

Forging a new path in Pilsley

Forge New Homes, a joint venture of which Great Places is a member, has launched its much anticipated inaugural site at Pilsley, near Chesterfield.

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Mayor of Stockport visits development at former Cranford Golf Site in Heaton Mersey Stockport


Article by: Damian Beaumont

Mayor pays return visit to new development in Heaton Mersey

The Mayor of Stockport, Councillor Adrian Nottingham has paid a return visit to view progress at Great Places’ £24 million flagship housing development at the former Cranford Golf Centre in Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Cllr. Nottingham met with members of the project team to view progress at The Poplars development since attending the official start of […]

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