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Enrok Secures New Project in Affordable Rent Sector

Enrok Secures New Project in Affordable Rent Sector

Enrok Construction has been appointed as principal contractor to deliver a new housing project with Citizen, one of the UK’s most trusted social housing providers.

This latest contract win for Enrok, will see the construction of 19 traditionally constructed new build homes on Wellington Road in Handsworth, West Midlands, providing affordable rental accommodation for up to 72 residents. The development will comprise of four, one bed apartments, 11 two bed houses and four three bed homes. The new development comes in response to continued demand for affordable housing in the area.

Simon Bennett, MCIOB, Operations Director at Enrok comments:

“As a result of our recent significant growth and a strategic re-alignment within the business, we are excited to be launching our first project in the affordable rental sector. We have significant in-house experience having delivered hundreds of units as individual team members over the last 15 years and I have no doubt as to the future success of the scheme.”

Citizen owns and manages 30,000 homes for diverse communities across the West Midlands, from urban tower blocks to rural villages and towns. It is passionate about its social purpose – providing homes that are a foundation for life.

Nick Byrne, Executive Director of Development at Citizen Housing, added:

“We are pleased to be working with Enrok Construction on this 19 home development in Handsworth. The scheme is 100 percent affordable which means it will help with the demand for affordable housing in the area.”

“At Citizen we want to provide good quality, affordable homes and we have partnered with Enrok who share our values as an organisation. We are looking forward to seeing the scheme develop over the next year.”

The project is anticipated to take 12 months, with work expected to start on site in December 2022 and completion expected in late 2023.


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