• developing exceptional new homes in East London and Essex

  • creating homes people love, in places they want to build their future

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NU living is committed to creating beautifully designed, high quality places that fit our customer’s expectations and lifestyles. Working primarily across East London and Essex, NU living is creating homes people love, in places where they want to build their future.

We have ambitious plans, with a development pipeline of over 3,500 homes and plans for many more exciting developments.

  • Inside Housing Development Awards 2017

    Swan Housing Association last night won the Best Approach to Modular Construction award at the Inside Housing Development Awards. The judges were impressed by Swan's innovative approach, which has seen them invest £3m in opening their own factory in Basildon to build up to 400 high quality modular homes a year.

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  • What House? Gold Award - Housing Association of the Year

    Swan Housing Association won Gold at this year's prestigious WhatHouse? Awards, being crowned "Housing Association of the Year" with the Judges concluding that everything about Swan shouts "ambition and innovation".

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  • National Housing Awards 2017

    Swan Housing Association and architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller were thrilled to receive an award at the prestigious National Housing Awards with the coveted ‘Best Scheme In Planning’ award for Laindon Shopping Centre and a Highly Commended for our Beechwood development in Basildon.

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  • Housing Design Awards

    Swan / NU living and Partners Win Prestigious Award For Laindon Shopping Centre Regeneration.

    Swan Group and its architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller were successful at the Housing Design Awards this week, with judges awarding their plans for the regeneration of Laindon Shopping Centre the coveted 'Best Regeneration' award.

    Swan appointed Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller as joint architects both because of their architectural expertise but also their willingness to engage with Swan and the local community to design a scheme which had outstanding design quality but was retail led and would rejuvenate the wider town centre. The scheme will incorporate Swan's precision engineered modular homes which will be built in Swan's new factory in Basildon under the NU build brand.

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  • National Housing Awards 2016

    Proud winners of the National Houisng Awards 2016 for Best Scheme in Planning for Cambridge Road, Barking.

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  • First Time Buyer Readers' Awards 2015

    NU living were thrilled to receive an award for the Best Urban Regeneration Project 2015 for the Bow Cross project. The regeneration of this site created over 680 mixed-tenure homes. The final phase of this was Bellevue, Bow.

  • LABC Building Excellence Awards 2015

    Bob Hull Site Manager at Bellevue, Bow was awarded Southern Region Site agent of the year at LABC Building Excellence Awards 2015 Regional Finals.

  • Wharf Property Awards 2015

    After making the shortlist in two categories, NU living went on to receive trophies in both of them. Best Affordable Scheme for the Angel Way Shared Ownership development in Romford, Essex and Highly Commended for Best Residential Development for the all private development Bellevue in Bow, E3.

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  • UK Property Awards 2014-15

    Oldchurch Park in Romford was entered for two categories in the UK Property Awards. This large four phase development received the Five Star Award for the Best Apartment and also a Highly Commended award for Best Residential Development, Essex 2014-15.

  • The Bricks LABC warranty Awards

    The Bricks Awards recognise and reward exceptional work of developers and contractors in delivering quality in construction and design.

    NU living was delighted to win the Highly Commended award for Multi-Storey Development of the year for Bellevue, Bow E3.