Creating meaningful social value
We believe the impact we have on the world around us should extend far beyond the homes we create and the people that live in them. That’s why we build sustainable communities that will thrive long into the future. Its why we also support our local areas through education and training opportunities and a wide range of community initiatives.
We recognise the opportunity to be a pioneering developer. Our passion and ability to deliver sustainable communities puts us at the forefront for change.
You can read about of Social Value news stories in more detail below.
Committed to our
We work with partners in the communities surrounding our neighbourhoods to drive economic growth, support grassroots community activities and provide education and training opportunities for local people. Below are just some of the programmes and initiatives we are involved in.
We have an Enterprise Advisor partnerships with Bolton Muslim Girls School and St Peter’s Catholic High School, Wigan. We are also part of the Greater Manchester Enterprise Advisor Network, working closely with local schools and employers to support career opportunities. We regularly host tours of our developments, talks and activities on-site for local schools. Read about our recent partnership with The Sixth Form Bolton here.
Community clubs and outreach
We get in at ground level with the local clubs and groups that play a vital role in bringing communities together. We’ve been able to support Boothstown Football Club, Bolton Lads’ and Girls’ Club, Barrowford Celtic Girls and Westhoughton Lions Rugby Club.
We also take suggestions from our residents about the initiatives they want to be involved with.
At each of our communities, we focus on providing work for local people. This includes partnering with our network of trusted suppliers and contractors to run upskilling programmes and apprenticeships schemes, addressing the skills shortage in the construction industry.
Supporting affordable living
We are a Registered Provider partner for Trafford Housing Trust, Laurus Homes, Bolton at Home and Torus, on our Keld, Airie and Glisk developments, to provide affordable homes for shared ownership and affordable rent.
Driving industry excellence
We are a registered Delivery Partner for Homes England’s Dynamic Purchasing System, to support the Government’s drive to create more homes across the country. We are also a signatory for the Building Safety Charter, honouring its commitments to improve safety practises across the sector for employees, residents and visitors alike.
Benefits of buying with Northstone
Committed to building a
Sustainability is key to creating thriving communities and sits at the heart of everything we do – from improving access to green space for our residents and increasing the biodiversity of our sites, to using smart, energy-saving technology throughout our homes.
Five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) guide our approach, ensuring sustainability is considered at every stage of our homebuilding process and beyond.
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, halt and reverse land degradation and promote biodiversity.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Creating homes and communities
that people love.
We build sustainable new homes in great locations