COOKIE NOTICE: Irwell Valley uses cookies to store information on your computer, in order to improve your experience when using our website. One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site (using your browser), but parts of the site may not work. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, Read More.

sale west

we're improving the sale west estate and the homes there

We want the Sale West estate to be a great place to live and have big plans to improve the estate and the homes there with a multimillion pound investment programme

Over the next few years we will be improving the existing homes we own on the estate. We are also looking to build new homes and improve the wider estate.

We are working with residents to develop a plan that we will be submitted for planning permission later this year.  

we want to hear from residents

We are committed to involving residents in the decisions we make and there are lots of ways to get involved.

Come along to one of our resident meetings to review the area you live in and give us your feedback on what you would like to see improved. Every meeting will begin at the Sale West community centre before we take a look around and review the area with residents. 

20th July  10:30am-14:40pm We'll be reviewing the area around Hurst Ave, Epsom & Catterick
22nd July 6-8pm We'll be reviewing the area around Haydock and Lingfield
23rd July 6-8pm We'll be reviewing the area around Thirsk Ave
24th July 6-8pm We'll be reviewing the area around Goodwood, Newbury, Aintree
25th July 6-8pm We'll be reviewing the area around Ascot Ave
30th July 6-8pm  We'll be sharing what residents have told us they want to see in each area. 
31st July 6-8pm Meet the architect and discuss planning at the community centre
10th August 10am-2pm  Planning workshop at the community centre- everyone invited! 

You can also share your views and comments using the form below and we will be opening an office at the Sale West Community Centre where you will be able to pop in to talk to us and discuss the plans.

what improvements will existing residents get? 

We are working on an improvement plan which will include all the homes we own and manage on the estate. This work will be done regardless of any improvements to the wider estate and has been budgeted for in our 30-year business plan.

We are working on a detailed program of work for the next five years which we hope to share with residents in September. This will include the following unless they are deemed to be in good working order:

  • Roof
  • Kitchen
  • Fencing
  • Painting
  • Boiler
  • Heating
  • Electrics
  • Doors (front and back)
  • Windows
  • Pointing and cladding
  • Paths
  • Bathrooms

will residents get a choice? 

We hope to offer a choice for certain improvements i.e. kitchen cupboard doors and worktops. But other elements such as windows will be specified so they are in keeping with the surrounding area. We will let residents know what they will be able to choose when we confirm the program.

when will the work start? 

The improvement work to the existing homes may start as early as Autumn 2019.

The work to the wider estate and building any new homes will be subject to a planning application. This is likely to start in 2020 and take several years to complete.

will there be any new homes built? 

We hope to build new homes for both social and affordable rent. Any new homes would be let through our usual application process. Click here to read more.

We also hope to build new homes for sale, these will be advertised on our website along with details of how to buy one.

will there be any new community facilities? 

We are supporting Our Sale West in looking for a premise for a new community centre.

how much is this work going to cost? 

We are investing £40million in improving the existing homes on the estate between 2019- 2050.

We won’t know exactly how much building any new homes and improving the wider estate will cost until the plans have been approved. However, we estimate that this will be in the region of £35 - £45million.

contact us

To find out more come along to one of our residents meetings or contact Sam Cooper on 07887429540. Sam is based in the Our Sale West office in the Community Centre during the week so you can also pop in to see him. 

have your say

You can leave this blank if you prefer.
If you provide this, we can respond to you.