In 2011 Oldham Council chose the Inspiral team to deliver its £113 million Gateways to Oldham housing and regeneration project to transform four areas across the Borough – Crossley in Chadderton, Dew Way in Westwood, Primrose Bank in Medlock Vale/Coppice and the old primary school site of Keswick Avenue in Fitton Hill.
Inspiral are contracted to manage the new neighbourhoods for a total of 25 years. The project includes a total of 646 homes, a mixture of newly built properties or refurbished existing homes as well as 2 x new community centres and 1 x retail unit. In addition 3 x new public open spaces have also been constructed.
Jura are the lead investor and are a joint investment company consisting of Dalmore Capital Limited and Equitix Investment Management Limited.
Great Places Housing Group is co-investor and developer and will provide neighbourhood and estates management services while Wates Living Space have built new homes, modernised existing council homes and are providing long-term maintenance.
Both Great Places and Wates repairs team are based in Oldham Town Centre. HCP provide operational management on behalf of Inspiral to manage Great Places and Wates service requirements.
HCP provide operational management on behalf of Inspiral to manage Great Places and Wates service requirements.
About Great Places
Great Places also manage 19,000 properties across the North of England.
Wates are one of the largest family owned construction companies in the United Kingdom, trading since 1897