MILESTONE MOMENTS 2020-2021

This past year has been a monumental one for Salix Homes, here are just some of this year’s milestone moments…

Appointed Sue Sutton as our new Chief Executive after Lee Sugden announced that he will move on from his role.

Appointed Jim Battle as chair of our board following his three-year position as vice chair.

Secured national recognition for tackling anti-social behaviour for a fourth time.

Named Digital Landlord of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2020 and named amongst the top five digital landlords in the UK by Housing Digital.

Completed a £7.5million improvement project at Fitzwarren Court in Pendleton, which has seen the high-rise building undergo a major facelift.

Announced our new high-rise development in Trinity will be named Artifex in a nod to Canon Peter Green.

Salix Homes launched a new affordable home-ownership brand Willo Homes to support our bold ambitions to deliver more affordable homes to help tackle the housing crisis.

Pandemic hero and Salix Homes employee Steve Finbow who devoted his time to volunteering while on furlough was named Volunteer of the Year in the Spirit of Salford Community Awards 2021.

Our furniture recycling scheme has helped divert 180 tonnes of furniture away from landfill sites - and has been credited with helping our residents avoid debt.

Shortlisted in three categories in the prestigious Northern Housing Awards, which recognise the achievements of housing providers in the north.

Awarded the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) national ServiceMark accreditation, which we first achieved in 2017.

We scooped a double win in the prestigious Northern Housing Awards. We've won the Best Resident Involvement Initiative and the Best Digital Transformation categories in the awards.

We started our journey to become a Building a Safer Future Charter Champion, demonstrating our commitment to building safety by being one of the very first organisations to become a Charter Champion organisation and utilise the robust benchmarking and verification process set out by Building a Safer Future (BSF) Charter.

Dame Judith Hackitt commends Salix Homes as cladding remediation is completed on our high rise blocks.

A trio of young people affected by the downturn in the Covid-19-ravaged job market given a kickstart to get their careers back on track at Salix Homes.

Launched our new Customer Charter cementing our commitment to providing the best possible service to you - our customers.

Poets in Swinton, our first new-build development saw all of its properties sold or reserved.

We’ve been recognised amongst the top employers in the UK in the Investors in People Awards

We have been named as a finalist in the Outstanding Tenant Engagement category of the TPAS Awards

ANNUAL REVIEW Watch our year come to life with our 2020-21 annual review: www.salixhomes.co.uk/2020-21