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Value for Money Statement for 2017

Crown Simmons Housing’s 2017 Value for Money self-assessment has now been published. The Board is tasked with producing an annual self-assessment that sets out in a way that is transparent and accessible to stakeholders how we are achieving value for money in delivering our purpose and objectives. This will be published on our website by 30th Read more »

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Crown Simmons Housing is a Top Employer

Crown Simmons Housing has been recognised as an Inside Housing Innovation Index Top Employer for 2016. The Top Employers list includes those housing organisations that outperform the UK norm – an average score from hundreds of UK organisations across all sectors. This year 45 organisations were recognised on the list. Crown Simmons was placed at Read more »

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New Partnership With Surrey Police

We are very pleased to have agreed a new partnership with Surrey Police to provide settled accommodation for their staff. Crown Simmons has taken on a 5-year lease for an initial 12 properties in Surrey that have been empty for some time. The properties are advertised on the Surrey Police internal intranet and the homes are Read more »

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Madeline Celebrates 20 Years At The Fairings

Our scheme manager, Madeline Marshall, today celebrates 20 years of service with Crown Simmons Housing. Madeline started work at The Fairings in Hersham on 1st September 1996. She originally applied for a role as a caretaker at our former sheltered housing scheme in Thames Ditton. Although she was not offered that job, our former housing manager Read more »

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Ask Your MP to Champion Supported Housing

Supported housing provides a safe and secure home that helps people to live independently and to achieve their aspirations. That’s why the National Housing Federation launched the Starts at Homes campaign to celebrate supported housing in communities across the country. And we are backing this campaign. The Government is currently reviewing how supported housing is Read more »

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New Affordable Housing In Elmbridge Moves Closer

Crown Simmons Housing’s plans to provide much needed new affordable housing in West Molesey moved a step closer following a very positive meeting with Elmbridge planning officers on Friday 1st July. For the last two years we have been consulting with our residents at Mole Abbey in Abbey Walk about demolishing 12 prefab bungalows that were built on Read more »

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Spring/Summer Edition of Open House Now Available

The latest edition of Open House, our residents’ newsletter, has been published. You should have received your copy by post but it is also available to view online. The latest edition includes updates on: Changes at Crown Simmons Housing Updates on Government Housing Policy, such as the extension of the Right to Buy to housing association Read more »

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Iris Simmons, founder of Crown Simmons and former Mayor of Elmbridge.

Community Award Winners Announced

This year’s winners of the Iris Simmons Community Award were recognised at a ceremony on 27 April 2016 at Crown Simmons Housing’s Head Office in Esher. The Award, which was established to recognise the work of Iris Simmons, the former Mayor of Elmbridge and Crown Simmons Housing founder before her death in 2013, and in Read more »

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