£25,000 awarded to Wakefield’s community heroes 27 June 2022

Published 27 June 2022
Over the last 11 years, Yorkshire’s largest social housing provider, WDH has given £25,000 to over 90 inspirational community groups and individuals through the Love Where You Live awards. The awards recognise young achievers and community heroes in the Wakefield district who make a positive difference to their communities. WDH is now inviting the public to nominate even more community heroes for the hard work they put in to make the Wakefield district a better place to live.

WDH to hit the streets of Wakefield to reconnect with customers.20 June 2022

Published 20 June 2022
Yorkshire’s largest social housing provider, WDH, is embarking on its most ambitious project in over a decade to visit all 32,000 households across the Wakefield district and beyond, face-to-face throughout the summer.

Find your new home this summer with Shared Ownership by WDH16 June 2022

Published 16 June 2022
We have exciting news this month! We have opened the doors to two beautiful new show homes and dedicated sales centres at our Heathlands at City Fields development in Wakefield and our Ashfield Park development in Normanton. We also have another show home on the Anthem development in Beverley if you are looking at home outside of Wakefield. You are invited to drop in or book an appointment between 10 am and 2 pm on a Saturday or Sunday to have a chat to our friendly and knowledgeable sales advisors and have a look around.

Jubilee Weekend Office Closure1 June 2022

Published 1 June 2022
Our offices and HUBs will be closed on over the Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend on Thursday 2nd June, Friday 3rd June and Saturday 4th June.

Update regarding Beulah Court27 May 2022

Published 27 May 2022
We have been considering the development of Beulah Court for a number of years. We had hoped to refurbish the facility but the pandemic which delayed progress on the scheme and the subsequent economic conditions have impacted on our options for the scheme.
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Keeping residents safe - Training exercises with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service26 May 2022

Published 26 May 2022
We are working with our partners at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service this month, providing them with access to some of our high rise apartments in Wakefield city centre, to allow them to carry out training exercises in our empty properties. There will be another exercise taking place this Saturday, 28 May 2022 from 10 am to 12 pm at Gill Sike House in Wakefield.

Apply for a grant of up to £1,500 to support your community group20 May 2022

Published 20 May 2022
WDH is launching the WDH Community Grant Scheme for 2022 to help community groups in the Wakefield district with grants of up to £1,500. The aim of the scheme is to help increase community spirit and enhance the quality of life for local people, helping to create confident communities across the Wakefield district and beyond.

Shared Ownership by WDH helped us get onto the property ladder.12 May 2022

Published 12 May 2022
Steve and Sandra are among some of the latest homeowners who have started their shared ownership journey with WDH. They bought their dream home in Cottingham with Shared Ownership by WDH, providing them with a safe and secure place to live.

Pontefract neighbourhood to benefit from multi million pound investment11 May 2022

Published 11 May 2022
WDH is investing four million pounds into improving 113 homes on Cromwell Crescent in Pontefract as part of the social housing provider’s wider £150 million investment in their homes over the next three years. The homes have already benefitted from external works in 2018, including new roofs and repointing to help improve their energy efficiency and will now undergo environmental works to further improve the appearance of the local area.

14 new homes in Wakefield delivered in partnership with Esh Construction5 May 2022

Published 5 May 2022
A development of 14 new affordable homes in Wakefield has been handed over to WDH, with the first residents set to move in imminently. Delivered by Esh Construction’s affordable housing division, the Greenhill Mews development provides seven two and three-bedroom homes for affordable rent, as well as seven properties for shared ownership, all of which have been reserved off-plan.
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