Jill Haley, CEO of Byker Community Trust (BCT), has confirmed her early retirement following BCT’s transfer to Karbon Homes.
Byker Community Trust has transferred the 1,800 homes to Karbon as part of a partnership aimed at bringing new investment to the estate.
Tolent is building 54 new assisted living homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council in the Scotswood area of the city.
The first families have begun moving into a Homes England-backed development in Kenton, which makes use of the new government scheme.
Energy and regeneration specialist ENGIE is on track to complete the construction of 36 new homes in Newcastle by early 2021.
The £5 million will help fund a ‘new model’ residential care home as well as independent living facilities within the ‘Future Homes’ project.
Representatives of Byker Community Trust (BCT) and Karbon Homes are exploring a more formal partnership between the two organisations.
The ‘Future Homes’ project will see a community of 66 sustainable, affordable homes built at Newcastle’s innovation district Newcastle Helix.
Karbon is working with Esh Construction, one of the North East’s largest contractors, to develop the 25 new affordable homes in Byker.