Modern construction and Clarion Housing Group
Proposed regeneration of the High Path estate, Merton - by PRP Architects for Clarion Housing Group
Steve Cole, Head of Corporate Strategy at Clarion Housing Group will be speaking at our 10th Future Cities Forum in White City, London, 'City Place-making' next week. He will join a panel discussion on how modern methods of construction might be used to transform house-building in the UK.
His fellow panellists include Andrew Waugh of Waugh Thistleton Architects, Mauro Burgio, Architectural Director at Bryden Wood, and Sue Foster, Strategic Director of.Neighbourhoods and Growth at the London Borough of Lambeth.
Steve has over a decade of experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors, and this includes roles with the National Housing Federation, the Department of Work & Pensions, SKY and the Campaign to Protect Rural England. He has also been a Non-executive Director of the Dutch organisation Energiesprong, which was set up to create a new model of whole house refurbishment, and funding.
Clarion Housing Group includes the country's largest housing association, Clarion Housing with 125,000 properties nationwide from Newcastle to Plymouth, and over 360,000 people living in them.
As a leading developer, Clarion also has a major role to play in tackling the country's housing shortage. It aims to build 50,000 new homes in ten years across a mix of tenures including social housing, Shared Ownership, private rent and private sales.
Clarion also transforms existing communities through sustained regeneration., helping people access employment and training opportunities,. The Group also aims to give young people a better start in life through its charitable foundation, Clarion Futures.