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Affinity Sutton

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We are one of the largest housing associations in England, with 57,000 homes across the country. Almost 20,000 of our properties are in London, with nearly 1,000 in the Royal Borough. As a business for social purpose we aim to provide a wide range of housing and community services to the 161,000 people that call an Affinity Sutton home – ‘their home’.

We are actively contributing to tackling the housing crisis and plan to build 12,250 new homes in the next ten years with the majority for social/affordable rent and about a quarter of our programme dedicated to low cost home ownership.

We want to safeguard the future of social rented housing in Chelsea for our current and our future tenants.“ Rachel Underwood, Project Director.

For more information about Affinity Sutton, click here.


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Our lead practice is the multi-award winning HLM, which posses extensive experience of the masterplanning process.  HLM are supported by Penoyre & Prasad, a practice which was recently declared Sustainable Architect of the Year by the Architect’s Journal and who also sit on RBKC’s Architect Appraisal Panel. And Sidell Gibson, a practice with particular expertise on combining historic and modern design.

The new Estate has been designed to reflect key heritage features and in response to the existing built environment in this part of Chelsea.” David Cafferty, Director at HLM.

For more information about HLM, click here, Penoyre & Prasad (here) and Sidell Gibson (here).


residents010.jpgMeeting Place Communications

An expert team of community consultation specialists, Meeting Place Communications are helping Affinity Sutton tenants and local residents engage with the planning process and ensuring their voices are heard. They have led on our tenant and public consultation events, responded to feedback and will work with the team on the submission to the Council.

"We are committed to community consultation and will seek to keep Affinity Sutton tenants, local residents, stakeholders and groups closely involved as the plans progress." Nikki Davies, Director at Meeting Place Communications.

For more information about Meeting Place Communications, click here.