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Birmingham City Council become cities largest house builder

In conjunction with its award-winning house-building programme, Birmingham City Council have recently celebrated a crucial milestone; the completion of the 3,000th home built, working alongside the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT).

Boasting the country’s largest council housing stock, Birmingham City Council is leading the way with Birmingham housing developments becoming the largest house builder the city has to offer. Since the council launched the BMHT 8 years ago, encouraging statistics include:

  • BMHT Birmingham housing developments account for 20-25% of all new homes built
  • 1,714 homes have been built for rent
  • Almost 1,286 homes have been built for sale
  • More than 367 new homes are currently under construction
  • 264 Birmingham Council housing developments are due to start this year
  • Over the next 4 years, the BMHT aim to deliver 2,000 more properties

It’s also positive to see that the BMHT conscientiously develops new Birmingham and West Midlands housing developments to Code 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes, coupled with Secure by Design compliance. By utilizing the latest building technologies within new Birmingham housing developments, this will undoubtedly help Birmingham’s tenants and homeowners to lower their energy costs and environmental impact on the planet.

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In conjunction with BMHT, Birmingham City Council truly understand the need for new housing developments that provide Birmingham’s residents with cost-effective, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing homes. With this in mind, as one of Birmingham City Council’s suppliers and installers of choice, at Shelforce we take great pride in delivering premium-grade uPVC home improvement products whilst creating a meaningful and lasting legacy for local communities.

So, if your organisation is planning a Birmingham housing development that’s compatible with our ethics, give us a call on 0121 603 5262 or send us an online message today.


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