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Sanctuary Housing - North

Sanctuary Housing manages more than 12,000 properties in parts of Cheshire, Kingston-upon-Hull, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire.

We have a wide range of homes available to rent or buy and are committed to providing quality homes and excellent services that meet the needs of the local community.

Enjoying their well-maintained garden, a couple smile outside their home in the North.

General rented housing provides affordable homes for people on low incomes. Our rented properties are available at lower rents than the open market.

If you would like to apply to live in a Sanctuary Housing home, please call us on 0800 131 3348 or 0300 123 3511. If you’re already a Sanctuary Housing resident or live in one of our homes in a different area of the country, you may be able to transfer.

Change of circumstances

Should your circumstances change, please let us know by filling in the 'Change of Circumstances' section on our online form.

Available properties

Sandon Court, Sandon Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 7AB
The exterior of Sandon Court in Stoke-on-Trent.

One-bed flat with lounge, kitchen and bathroom with bath. The property benefits from double glazing and central heating, communal garden and resident car park.

The flat is situated close to local amenities including bus routes, local shops, GP surgery and other services.

Weekly rent: £137.52 (includes service and heating charges and communal TV licence)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Lyme Court, Leech Street, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 1SH
The exterior of Lyme Court, Newcastle under Lyme.

One-bed flat with lounge, kitchen and bathroom with bath. The property benefits from double glazing, lift, central heating, communal garden and resident car park.

There are a wide range of onsite facilities including a communal lounge, garden, laundry, communal parking bays and a guest room for visitors.

Weekly rent: £111.06 (includes service and heating charges)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Sanctuary provides high quality schemes which benefit from a scheme manager service, allowing residents to live comfortably, securely and independently.

Residents have their own self-contained accommodation; services include a dedicated scheme manager responsible for the management of the building and communal areas, 24 hour in-house telecare service and a separate 24 hour phone line to report any repairs or raise enquiries.

Available properties

Brook Villas, Talke Road, Alsager ST7 2RX
The exterior of Brook Villas in Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent.

One-bed flat suitable for older people. The property benefits from double glazing, central heating, communal garden and resident car park.

There are a wide range of on-site facilities including a communal lounge, garden laundry, communal parking bays and a guest room for visitors.

Weekly rent: £133.25 (including service and heating charges).

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Moorlands Court, Wells Close, Stoke-On-Trent ST8 6DL
The exterior of Moorland's Court in Stoke-on-Trent.

One-bed flat suitable for older people. The property benefits from double glazing, central heating, communal garden and resident car park.

There are a wide range of onsite facilities including a communal lounge, garden, laundry, communal parking bays and a guest room for visitors.

Weekly rent: £122.11 (including service and heating charges)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Sherwood House, Willow Bridge Lane, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 1EH
The exterior of Sherwood House in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

A choice of two one-bed flats are available, suitable for older people. The scheme benefits from onsite parking, laundry, communal room and guest room for visitors.

The scheme is close to local amenities including bus routes, local shops, GP surgery and other services.

Weekly rent: £139.78 (including service and heating charges)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Foregate Court, Gaol Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16
The exterior of Sherwood House in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

This one-bedroom flat is suitable for older people over the age of 60 or over 55+ if you are in receipt of PIP (Personal Independence Payment) or DLA (Disability Living Allowance). The flat compromises of lounge, kitchen, bathroom and one bedroom.

The scheme provides a wide range of facilities, including a communal lounge, a garden, an on-site laundry, communal parking bays and a guest room for visitors. 

Weekly rent: £111.60 (including service and heating charges)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

Shaw Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
The exterior of Sherwood House in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

A ground-floor one-bedroom flat compromising lounge, kitchen, bathroom, central heating and double glazing throughout that is suitable for older people. The scheme benefits from a communal garden and parking.

The flat is ideal for access to many local amenities including Newcastle Town Centre, bus routes, local shops, GP surgery and other services. 

Weekly rent: £80.33 (including service charge)

For more information please call us on 0800 131 3348 (landline) or 0300 123 3511 (mobile).

For further information:

  • For further information about housing for older people in the North, please call us on 0800 917 0092 or 0300 123 3599.

A young smiling couple hold their child outside their home in the North.

Sanctuary in neighbourhoods

Shiregreen

Our approach to regeneration in Shiregreen is about involving everyone with a positive interest in the neighbourhood: whether they rent from us or own their own home; whether they go to school in Shiregreen, or run a business.

Read our latest Shiregreen Neighbourhood Network Newsletter (Autumn 2017) (PDF 885KB) and our special edition celebrating a Decade of regeneration in Shiregreen (PDF 984KB)

The Shiregreen Award winners in 2016.

The fifth Shiregreen Community Awards in 2016 celebrated the contributions of local heroes and commemorated the 10 year anniversary of Sanctuary in Shiregreen.

The celebration was also dedicated to the memory of the late Harry Harpham, MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hilsborough.

Award winners 2016

Karl Barton Award

Jasmine Goldstraw

Isabelle Kirby

Amelia Wade

Young Achiever of the Year

Karl Green

Laura Penkethman

Stacy Hanson

Good Neighbour

Robert Fletcher

Clare Naylor

Christopher Parker

Outstanding Achievement

Jean Short

Rachel Nunn

Joanne Scaife

Caroline Young

Kath Page Green Fingers Award

Maureen Shipley

Mary Goodlad

Mildred Morgan

David Blunkett Community Safety Award

Margaret Heathcote

Richard Archer

Nicola Kirk

Ellie Wareham with the Karl Barton Award for young people

Sanctuary Housing’s sixth annual Shiregreen Community Awards honoured those who enrich the Shiregreen neighbourhood.

The winners were:

Karl Barton Award for young people – Ellie Wareham

Good Neighbour Award – Jean Wright

Sporting Hero – Darrell Peat

Young Achiever of the Year – Summer Hawnt

Kath Page Green Fingers Award – Craig Long

David Blunkett Community Safety Award – a resident who apprehended two men trying to break into a property and called the police. He also found a wallet in the street and managed to get it returned to the rightful owner

Glittering ceremony

Shortlisted nominees joined local VIPs and residents at a ceremony on 24th February 2017 at Tankersley Manor.

Love Sport logo

Our exciting Energise Shiregreen initiative is designed to inspire residents aged 14 and over to take part in local sport and physical activity sessions in Shiregreen.

To find out what's on, download the Energise Shiregreen Timetable (1.22MB).

Shiregreen Garden Competition 2015.

Winners announced

Success blossomed for residents who entered their glorious green spaces into Sanctuary Housing’s Shiregreen Garden Competition 2017.

A special celebratory event held at Hatfield Academy saw £30 worth of gardening vouchers awarded to the competition winners, who were:

Best Individual Garden – Richard Wilson

Best Hanging Baskets – Janusz Michalak

Best School Garden – Hatfield Academy

Winners of the Shiregreen Garden competition 2017

This competition was funded by Sanctuary Group’s Community Investment Fund, supporting projects which benefit Sanctuary residents and their communities.

Grace awarded in the Shiregreen Community Awards.

How we’ve helped

  • Invested £12,700 which has paid for a new locally designed and updated website, Shiregreen.net, a quarterly newsletter which is delivered to 5,000 homes, the installation of a digital hub and two new community noticeboards.
  • Staff have volunteered 125 hours of their time to help co-edit the newsletter.

Legacy

  • An average of 1,700 hits on Shiregreen.net each month.
  • One-stop shop for calendar of local events with an average of 16 events each day.
  • Formation of Shiregreen Community Forum, an informal sharing network made up of 42 local groups. The forum meets regularly to share ideas and resources, collaborate on funding bids and celebrate community achievements.

Children playing badminton.

Allan Ogle has lived in Shiregreen for more than four years and is a keen badminton player. He and his friends had an idea to organise a badminton marathon to raise money for the NSPCC, promote badminton as a way of staying fit and healthy, inspire the community and break the world record for the longest badminton doubles marathon.

How we’ve helped

  • Contributed £1,800 to help pay for event sponsorship, equipment costs and promotion.
  • Staff volunteered their time to help organise the event and run the ‘community court’.

Legacy

  • More than £5,000 raised for the NSPCC and a new world record achieved.
  • A long-term plan to increase sporting participation through badminton and other sports is now in place.
  • Launch of a new badminton club with dozens of residents taking up the sport.

The 231st Shiregreen Scout Group pose for a photograph.

The 231st Shiregreen scout group has one of the biggest followings of any local group or club. The group approached Sanctuary to help with tackling anti-social behaviour and refurbishing the hut. Together we organised a day of community action using Sanctuary’s regeneration partners for help.