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  • 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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  • UK Housing Awards 2019

    The UK Housing Awards recognise and reward the very best in the UK housing sector. Swan Housing Association received Homebuilder of the Year (less than 1000 programme).

  • UK Construction Week Awards 2019

    Delivering high volume quality housing is of national importance, and this award has recognised Swan as a house builder that has consistently built exceptional housing over the last year. We have demonstrated our ability to incorporate renewable energy and technology into our housing to deliver carbon neutral (or as close to) houses.

  • Building Innovation Awards 2019 - Most Innovative Developer

    Swan Housing Association has been awarded 'Most Innovative Developer' at the Building Innovation Awards. The amazing technology of 'Uplan' that allows homes to be created on an online tool sits at the forefront of this win.