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The Regulator of Social Housing upgrades Riverside from a G2 to a G1

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has today announced that, following an In-depth Assessment, it has upgraded Riverside to a G1 (the highest governance rating). This means that Riverside is fully compliant with its governance requirements. This follows an interim G2 grading in 2022, awarded immediately after the merger with the G2 rated One Housing

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The Government’s Rough Sleeper Snapshot 2022: Our response

The Government’s Rough Sleeper Snapshot has revealed a 26% year-on-year increase in the number of people sleeping rough. Read John Glenton, our Executive Director of Care and Support’s response here: “Everyone should be concerned by this significant increase in rough sleeping – the first rise in rough sleeping in five years and the largest increase in

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Inter Faith Week Blog: Judaism

  Working at Riverside, Jamie is surrounded by people who desire to make people’s lives better. Jamie says, “seeing people live the same values that I try to live up keeps me striving to be a better person, employee and person of Jewish faith”. It’s Inter-Faith week and, as a Jewish person, I was asked

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Inter Faith Week 2022

  As members of Soka Gakkai, Riverside colleagues Esther and Kelvin “acknowledge and appreciate the alignment of the aim of our Buddhist practice with Riverside’s vision of transforming lives and revitalising neighbourhoods” allowing them to make a positive difference in their daily lives.

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Final Calverley Close redevelopment plans submitted

Following a resident ballot held in the summer of 2021, residents voted in favour to re-develop their estate and we are pleased to announce that we have now submitted the planning application to Bromley Council. View the plans in full now. The plans were developed in consultation with our customers, the wider community, the London

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Riverside to carry out cost of living survey

We know that the cost-of-living crisis is a major challenge for everyone. So, during August 2022, we will be inviting around 18,500 customers across Riverside and One Housing, to take part in a survey. It aims to help us better understand the kind of cost-of-living challenges you are facing, how they are changing, what impact

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Grounds Maintenance Update

Following consultation with customers, we’ve introduced new grounds maintenance contactors to manage our gardens and green spaces. So far, we’ve had positive feedback from customers about the new service and contractors have said that they’ve received a warm and friendly welcome. However, in some areas we’ve seen some teething problems with various aspects of the

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