11 Jan 2018

GreenSquare colleagues prepare to sleep out for charity

Staff from GreenSquare will be spending the night sleeping rough in Chippenham this month (January), to raise money and awareness for local homelessness charity Doorway.  The biennial SleepOut...

12 Jan 2018

GreenSquare wins new support contracts in Wiltshire

We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in winning two support service contracts in Wiltshire. Before Christmas, GreenSquare finalised the purchase of Garden Court in Calne from Br...

19 Jan 2018

New homes in Culverhay celebrated with residents and staff

GreenSquare celebrated the completion of the first phase of our regeneration project at Culverhay in Cricklade yesterday (18 January). Culverhay residents joined GreenSquare staff, representatives ...

19 Jan 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett resident celebrates 102nd birthday

Royal Wootton Bassett resident Gertrude Tippetts celebrated her 102nd birthday this week, with a celebration afternoon tea with her fellow residents at GreenSquare’s Springfield House. Gertru...

22 Jan 2018

Phase two of Culverhay regeneration begins

Work has started on phase two of GreenSquare's major regeneration project at Culverhay in Cricklade, which will bring 109 new homes to the area. Now that phase one of the project has been completed...

26 Jan 2018

Be part of Waste Free February

We're challenging our staff to take part in Waste Free February - are you up for the challenge too? The initiative run by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, in partnership with Wiltshire Council, challenges...

29 Jan 2018

GreenSquare team take part in Doorway SleepOut

A team of staff from GreenSquare spent the night sleeping rough in Chippenham on Saturday (27 January), raising more than £1,500 so far for local homelessness charity Doorway. The biennial Sl...

19 Feb 2018

GreenSquare completes £110 million finance deal

A £110 million funding boost will allow GreenSquare to deliver its ambitious corporate plan targets to build new homes, at a time when affordable housing is desperately needed across the UK.&...

20 Feb 2018

GreenSquare officially opens new Buildbase partnering branch

Today (Tuesday 20 February), GreenSquare has opened a new dedicated stores facility in Calne, in partnership with builders’ merchants Buildbase. This will enable us to provide a more effectiv...

23 Feb 2018

Rose Hill Junior Youth Club awarded five star food hygiene rating

Rose Hill Junior Youth Club has been awarded a five star hygiene rating by Oxford City food safety officers, for the second year running. Following a lengthy inspection, standards were judged as &l...

5 Mar 2018

Wiltshire College students to benefit from wood donation

Construction crafts students at Wiltshire College are set to benefit from the donation of a wide range of wood materials by GreenSquare. College representatives visited the company's Methuen Park h...

6 Mar 2018

Planning go-ahead for 70 new homes in Cricklade

GreenSquare Homes has been granted planning permission to progress with its 'Hares Chase' development of 70 new homes on land near The Forty in Cricklade, Wiltshire. The development site, on the ou...

12 Mar 2018

GreenSquare gets 'A' credit rating

GreenSquare Group Limited (GreenSquare) has been assigned an 'A' long-term issuer credit rating by Standard and Poors (S & P) Global Ratings. S & P's assessment report says that "GreenSquar...

16 Mar 2018

New deal diverts GreenSquare's waste from landfill

GreenSquare has arranged a new agreement with waste management company Reconomy, to help us ensure that as much of our waste as possible is being recycled or diverted away from landfill. Thanks to ...

21 Mar 2018

NHF launches Home Truths report 2017/18

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has released its Home Truths 2017/18 report today, which shows that the average price of a home is more than 10 times the average salary.  The research in...

21 Mar 2018

New report highlights rising house prices in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is faced with rising house prices, according to the National Housing Federation's Home Truths 2017/18 report, issued today (21 March), meaning an affordable home is still out of reach for...

27 Mar 2018

GreenSquare presents Doorway with cheque for £3,000

A team of staff from GreenSquare visited local homelessness charity Doorway recently, to present them with a cheque for £3,000, which the team raised by taking part in Doorway's SleepOut even...

25 Apr 2018

Enjoying life at The Paddocks

When The Paddocks opened its doors in the summer of 2015, residents who moved into the extra care scheme quickly found out that independent retirement living has a lot to offer.  The Paddocks,...

27 Apr 2018

Ark T to manage The Venue@Cowley

Cowley-based Ark T Centre is set to take over management of The Venue@Cowley from GreenSquare Group this summer, having been successful in its bid to run the community facility.The Venue@Cowley was...

21 May 2018

Come along and have your say at customer focus sessions

We’d like to invite you to come along to a Customer Focus session, where you’ll have the opportunity to tell us what you think, and help us to shape our future services. At this friendl...

21 May 2018

Residents start moving into new homes in Calne

GreenSquare residents have started to move into their new homes at Stockley Grange in Calne. The Stockley Grange development, which makes up one phase of a larger development site known as Marden F...

25 May 2018

How we handle your data is changing

Today (25 May) we are saying goodbye to the Data Protection Act 1998… and hello to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. This is most commonly known as GDPR. GDPR is the new legal f...

31 May 2018

Thirty-five new affordable homes coming to Chippenham

GreenSquare Homes has been given the go ahead to build 35 new homes in Chippenham, after being granted planning permission by Wiltshire Council. Building work is expected to begin later this year t...

4 Jun 2018

Rose Hill Junior Youth Club starts new catering enterprise

Rose Hill Junior Youth Club has launched an event and outside catering business, all using surplus food cooked in their community kitchen.  The catering business prides itself on providing foo...

4 Jun 2018

Ark T takes over The Venue@Cowley

On Friday (1 June) Cowley-based Ark T Centre took over management of The Venue@Cowley from GreenSquare, having been successful in its bid to run the community facility. The Venue@Cowley was built b...

15 Jun 2018

New initiative aims to reduce social isolation in Coleford

GreenSquare Gloucestershire Housing Support has teamed up with Sixteen Community Café and Barnwood Trust, to launch a new initiative to increase opportunities for people to visit the ca...

21 Jun 2018

Sign up to Action Fraud Alert

Did you know you can now sign up for free to Action Fraud Alert to receive direct, verified, accurate information about scams and fraud in your area by email, recorded voice and text message? The s...

29 Jun 2018

Community garden in Calne celebrates its grand reopening

Residents of Fitzmaurice Square in Calne celebrated the grand reopening of their community garden in the sunshine this week (Wednesday 27 June).  Over the past 18 months, GreenSquare and Wilts...

19 Jul 2018

Cricklade Rainbows visit Heberden House

Girlguiding's Cricklade Rainbow Group visited residents at GreenSquare's Heberden House this week (18 July) to complete their ‘cupcake' badge.  The Rainbows invited the residents of Hebe...

19 Jul 2018

Residents move into new homes in Culverhay ahead of schedule

The first properties being built as part of phase two of GreenSquare’s regeneration of Culverhay, Cricklade have been completed earlier than planned – which means that residents have be...

20 Jul 2018

Primary school children learn all about site safety

Children at a primary school in Calne have been learning all about site safety – thanks to a special visit from Ivor and Honor Goodsite, and staff from GreenSquare. As part of the Considerate...

23 Jul 2018

Join GreenSquare Homes for show home grand opening

The show homes of a new 52-home development being built in Blunsdon, on the outskirts of Swindon, are set to open to the public this weekend. GreenSquare Homes will be officially opening the doors ...

26 Jul 2018

Tenant given injunction for failing to allow access for safety inspection

GreenSquare has obtained an injunction from Oxford County Court against a tenant who repeatedly failed to provide access for GreenSquare-appointed electricians. This meant they were unable to carry...

1 Aug 2018

Corsham residents raise more than £300 for Dorothy House

GreenSquare residents living at Jargeau Court in Corsham have raised more than £300 for charity by hosting a coffee morning at the scheme.  The coffee morning was organised by resident M...

1 Aug 2018

Your health and safety - learnings from Grenfell

At GreenSquare we take your health and safety extremely seriously. Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower last summer, we have taken a number of steps to make sure that your health and safet...

1 Aug 2018

GreenSquare AGMs - you're invited!

GreenSquare is holding its annual general meetings (AGM) later this year in Gloucester and Chippenham, as follows: GreenSquare Group AGMMonday 10 September 20186.30pm to approximately 7.30pm at Chu...

16 Aug 2018

Are you scam aware?

Do you know the difference between phishing and vishing? Would you be able to recognise a courier scam or an advance fee scam? How about spotting dodgy investment schemes or Microsoft scams? Scams ...

4 Sep 2018

Shared ownership provides valuable housing solution

The need for shared ownership has, arguably, never been greater. With house prices continuing to rise – they are now often more than 10 times the average salary – the last few years hav...

18 Sep 2018

Competition winners have posters displayed on hoardings

Posters drawn by children at Priestley Primary School in Calne are being proudly displayed on the hoardings at GreenSquare's development site next to the school. In July, as part of the Considerate...

21 Sep 2018

Triton Safeguard+ safety notice

We have been made aware of a potential safety issue with the Triton Safeguard+ shower. In a very small number of cases a part of the electronic circuit board of this shower may overheat, and this m...

27 Sep 2018

Happy residents move into new bungalows in Culverhay

Fourteen new homes have been completed in Culverhay, Cricklade as part of the second phase of GreenSquare’s regeneration project to breathe new life into the neighbourhood. Work began on phas...