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News Archive

Elim news archive


Welcome to the Elim News Archive. This page displays all past news articles in chronological order that have appeared on the Elim Housing Association home page. 

You can navigate to older articles by either scrolling down this page or by making use of the archive function on the right hand side. 



Elim news archive — articles for August 2016

Lime Property Ventures to be officially launched at the SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain

Lime Property Ventures will be officially launched at Brunel’s SS Great Britain on 21st September 2016.

The Elim Housing Group is holding a formal breakfast event for its partners and stakeholders, and we will be using the occasion to jointly celebrate the launch of Lime Property Ventures, and to set out the new ways in which Elim Housing Association is developing homes and responding to the wide range of changes which have taken place in our operating environment.

We are also pleased to welcome Councillor Paul Smith, Bristol City Council Cabinet Member for Homes & Communities, who will be joining our staff and board members as a guest speaker to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the housing and property sector in Bristol.

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Lime Property Ventures has taken handover of its first development.

Hathaway House Kitchen

Lime Property Ventures took handover of Hathaway House, its first development project, delivering 25 new units of student accommodation, on Thursday 18th August.

The project involved the redevelopment of Hathaway House, a decommissioned sheltered housing scheme, reconfiguring 18 bedsits with shared bathroom facilities into a modern, purpose-built student accommodation scheme.

The new development now comprises of a mixture of 1 bedroom flats, studio apartments with en-suite shower facilities and a 4-bedroom student shared flat, with benefits including inclusive rents, with many apartments having a balcony or garden, and a large communal space for study/socialising.

We were pleased to work with Emmdee Building Services who were appointed as our contractor to carry out the redevelopment project.

We are working closely with the Bristol Student Union Lettings Company who will be responsible for the marketing, letting and management of Hathaway House for the first academic year. Student tenancies will be available from September 1st 2016.

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Studio apartments to let

We are excited to be able to offer 4 studio apartments to let in central Gloucester.

Newly refurbished by a private developer each apartment includes a kitchenette in the living area and its own bathroom with shower.  The kitchenette is well appointed with sink, good storage and a cooker supplied.  The properties are heated through electric panel heaters and residents have access to a small onsite shared laundry facility.

The apartments will be let unfurnished at £488 per calendar month or furnished at £518 per calendar month.

New residents will be required to pay one months rent in advance as well as a deposit equal to one months rent.  For those claiming Housing Benefit other requirements are in place please ask for more information about these. 

If you are interested in renting one of these apartments in central Gloucester then please contact Twocan Estate Agents who are letting these properties on our behalf.

     0800 294 2860



Apartment to let - unfurnished




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Lime Property Ventures partners with Bristol Students' Union

Student accomodation at Hathaway House


Lime Property Ventures is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Bristol to deliver Hathaway House, a new development of 21 student flats in the popular Stokes Croft area.

Lime Property Ventures, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Elim Housing Association, a socially responsible business which provides a range of housing and support services with a view to positively changing people’s lives. Alongside the provision of affordable housing, they also deliver specialist accommodation for homeless adults and young parents, and for the Gypsy and Traveller community.  

Victoria Thomas, Lettings Manager at Bristol SU Lettings said:

‘Elim Housing is well known for delivering socially responsible quality homes and we are delighted to be working with them, via Lime Property Ventures, on their first venture into student housing. We always try to offer the best quality housing to our students, at an affordable price and we are confident that this project will do that.’

Rachel Pinchin, Operations Director for Lime Property Ventures, said:

‘We are so pleased to be working alongside SU Lettings to offer Hathaway House for use from September 2016. After an intensive period of reconfiguration, the building has been transformed, and we are thrilled that the development will help meet the need for affordably priced student housing in Bristol.

Hathaway House is also the first development project to be delivered through our subsidiary, Lime Property Ventures, which has been recently established to operate commercially in the property market, and to generate returns that will support the achievement of Elim’s social vision to address housing need.’



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