New Homes, Safer Homes

for a borough that is Greener, Safer and Fairer.

Fire safety

Help us to help you keep your home fire safe by reading through our fire prevention advice and familiarising yourself with the evacuation strategy for your building. You can also find important information on the new Building Safety Act 2023 and understand how this affects you. 

Fire Safety

Find out what measures we are putting in place to keep you safe in your homes.

Fire Safety Advice for tenants and leaseholders

Preventing fires is the best way of keeping safe. See what simple steps you can take to keep your home and building safe.

The Building Safety Act 2023

All you need to know about the new Building Safety Act 2023 and what we are doing to comply.

New homes coming soon!

The Council’s New Homes Delivery Programme is delivering 600 new homes including a minimum of 300 social rent homes, alongside key worker, open market homes to rent and other community and employment facilities. Find out more about the New Homes Delivery Programme.

Phase 1

15-17 Hewer Street

Delivering 20 new homes - 10 available to rent by key workers with the remainder at market rent.

Kelso Cochrane House - 175-177 Kensal Road

Providing 38 new homes – 28 at social rent and 10 at intermediate rent for key workers, a medical centre and supermarket.

Acklam Road

Delivering 32 new homes, including 20 social rent homes alongside market rent homes and community facilities.

54 St Helens Gardens

We are currently reviewing this scheme and will make a decision shortly about the way forward.

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Phase 2

Barlby Road

Building 83 new homes including 38 homes for social rent and 10 for key workers as well as a multi-use sports hall.

Silchester Arches

Delivering 11 social rent homes.


We have made the decision to pause this scheme but do still intend to build homes on this site.

Phase 3

Lots Road South

This scheme will deliver extra care social rent homes as well as key worker and market rent homes.

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Latymer Community Church and Bramley Road New Homes

We are currently reviewing this scheme and will update this page when we have further information.

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Repairs and major works

Housing repairs

Report or check the status of a repair and learn about the responsibilities of the Council when it comes to repairs in your home.

Major Works

Check what works are planned for your building and how to pay for them if you are a homeowner.

Latest News about New Homes, Safer Homes

The exterior of the Hewer Street new homes development

Key workers move in to first New Homes Programme properties

16 November 2023
Hewer Street development provides 20 new homes, including 10 for the borough's key workers.
Middle aged man examining scaffolding pole

Get to know your Building Safety Managers!

25 October 2023
Find out which one of our Building Safety Managers are in looking after your building!

Latest media

Last updated: 6 December 2023