June 2017

Fire safety – update from Tina Drury, YHN

June 30th, 2017

Hi, my name is Tina Drury and I’m Managing Director at Your Homes Newcastle. We appreciate that following the Grenfell Tower fire many residents feel apprehensive, but I would like to assure everyone that we are working very hard with Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, the council and other partners to ensure the […]

Fire safety – frequently asked questions

June 30th, 2017

1. What action has been taken to check on the safety of Newcastle’s high rise buildings since fire at Grenfell Tower in London? Your Homes Newcastle manages 38 high rise blocks on behalf of Newcastle City Council. A high rise block is classed as any over 8 floors. We can confirm none of the city […]

Fire safety – reporting your concerns

June 28th, 2017

We have established a dedicated response team to deal with any concerns you have about your safety or the safety of your accommodation. Residents can contact this team via email property.maintenance@yhn.org.uk or by telephone on 0191 278 8574. We appreciate that following the Grenfell Tower fire many tenants feel apprehensive, but please be assured that […]

YHN response to tower block fire in London

June 14th, 2017

Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in London, YHN have issued the following statement: David Langhorne, Assets and Development Director at Your Homes Newcastle, said: “ We were extremely saddened to hear of the tragic news relating to Grenfell Tower and our thoughts are with all of those affected. We would like to reassure all […]

Public Meeting – Housing for the city

June 14th, 2017

You are invited to a public meeting of Newcastle City Council’s Policy Cabinet to hear and debate the Council’s plans on housing for the city. The Council want Newcastle to be a great place to live with desirable neighbourhoods and a range of quality housing to meet residents needs, circumstances and aspirations. Good housing is […]