Our area, our homes
We divide our area up into six smaller ‘rehousing areas’. Find out more about each area:
We have around 6,000 homes, Click here to read our leaflet on affordable homes.
Houses (around 3,300)
A home on two floors with its own front door at ground level. It can be part of a terrace, semi-detached or detached. They have their own garden or a private paved area. Most have two or three bedrooms some have four.
A home on one floor with its own front door at ground level. They usually have one or two bedrooms. Some have their own garden, others share with neighbouring homes.
Cottage flats (1,190)
A building of two storeys, with one flat on each floor. It usually looks like a house from the outside. They have either one or two bedrooms.
Walk-up flats (650)
Usually between two and four storeys - or an individual flat above a shop or maisonette. Most have one or two bedrooms some have three.
Multi-storey flats (280)
A block of between six and 15 storeys high, with several flats on each floor. Usually one or two bedrooms. There is a communal entrance on the ground floor, staircases and a lift.
Sheltered housing flats (30)
One-bedroom flats in blocks reserved for older people. There are communal facilities and help at hand from trained staff.
A home with two floors in a small block. The block usually has two homes, one on top of the other. Some maisonettes are above shops, or in a block with a one-storey flat. Most have two or three bedrooms.