News & blog

Find out more about what we are up to now.

Emergency shelter for rough sleepers to come in from the cold

The Homeless Outreach and Support Team (HOST) run by Riverside.

As nights turn colder, Guildford’s Homeless Outreach and Support Team is working extra hard to help rough sleepers to access accommodation and leave life on the streets behind. The Homeless Outreach and Support Team (HOST) is commissioned by Guildford Borough Council and run by Riverside, working in partnership with Number Five night shelter, Guildford Action

Read more

Residents invite Leicester’s Lord Mayor to see £700,000 makeover to retirement living scheme

Lord Mayor of Leicester, Cllr Annette Byrne, cutting the ribbon with The Quadrant residents in the newly refurbished lounge.

A retirement living scheme in Leicester has undergone a £700,000 makeover, and residents were so thrilled with the results that they invited the Lord Mayor along to take a look around. The Quadrant on Drummond Road, run by housing association Riverside, has had extensive work carried out to the communal areas – kitchen, lounge, conservatory,

Read more

How “A Bed Every Night” is building a better future for people affected by homelessness across Greater Manchester

In November 2018, Greater Manchester became the first city-region in Britain to commit to providing A Bed Every Night for “every single person” already on streets or at imminent risk of sleeping rough who wants and needs one. The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, launched A Bed Every Night, and continues to lead the initiative’s

Read more

Preventing ‘Mischief’ in our neighbourhoods

So called ‘Mischief Night’ is a time when gangs come out in their droves and wreak havoc in neighbourhoods across the country, bringing misery and dread to many residents. October 30 seems to have been made a night of chaos when youngsters take to the streets in their droves and see it as their rite

Read more

Contracts signed ahead of Camberwell regeneration scheme

Camberwell regeneration

Contracts have been exchanged between Bellway London Partnerships and Riverside to create a joint venture, as plans progress for a key regeneration scheme in Camberwell. The housebuilder was selected by housing association The Riverside Group to work on its existing estate in March 2018. Together they have been developing a scheme, in consultation with residents.

Read more

Terrie Alafat appointed as Riverside’s new Group Chair

Terrie Alafat CBE

The Riverside Group has appointed Terrie Alafat CBE as its new Group Chair. Ms Alafat will take up her new role in April next year, replacing the current Chair Max Steinberg CBE when he retires. She is due to retire from her current role as Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing in November

Read more

Update on fire last night at Hastie Close, Netherley

Ten households were safely evacuated last night at Hastie Close, Netherley following a fire. An investigation is currently underway and Dean Butterworth, Riverside’s Regional Director – Liverpool City Region, has issued the following statement: “We would like to sincerely thank the emergency services who attended this serious fire last night at Hastie Close. Their professionalism

Read more

Young and old come together at Riverside’s unique intergenerational supported housing

Jess Hoodlass, 24 and Mike Coombs, 60, at Redwood Glades Extra Care scheme in Hull have formed a great friendship since living there

On Starts at Home Day, Riverside celebrates young and older residents coming together to support each other and forging new friendships as a result of Riverside’s unique extra care housing model. Jess Hoodlass, 24 and Mike Coombs, 60, are a strong example of how intergenerational living can support residents’ lives, helping to combat isolation and

Read more