• In at the deep end

    In at the deep end

    Residents have been thrown in at the deep end at a new £3.5 million affordable housing scheme – but that’s only because their homes have been built on the site of a former public swimming pool. Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) recently completed work on 24 new homes at the old Belle Vue Swim […]

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  • Affordable homes

    Affordable homes

    DAMHA is planning to build 24 affordable homes for older people on the site of a former swimming pool in Consett. Subject to planning permission being granted by Durham County Council, work on the work on the £3.5 million scheme is expected to start in December, or early January 2019, and take 18 months to complete. […]

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  • New affordable homes

    New affordable homes

    Construction work has begun on new affordable homes  in County Durham. In a £2.7 million investment, DAMHA is building 19, two bedroom bungalows on Abbey Drive overlooking Sunniside Methodist Church. The layout of the Abbey Drive scheme has been orientated to give residents both security, with gable bay windows overlooking footpaths, and a ‘green’ feel with generous […]

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  • Contractor information

    £12 million investment

    DAMHA is to spend over £12 million on one of the largest housebuilding programmes in its 119-year history. The Association will be building 106 new affordable homes across County Durham between now and 2022. Work on 31 two-bedroom bungalows in Ushaw Moor, Coxhoe and Philadelphia will get underway this year and be completed in stages in 2018. […]

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