Our Thinking

Welcome to Our Thinking Hub. This is a library of thought leadership, case studies, blogs, videos, reports and research relevant to all areas of work we undertake within the Group.

National Grid St Fergus

Located on the northeast coast of Scotland, the St. Fergus Gas Terminal in Aberdeenshire receives around 25% of the UK’s Gas from North Sea gas fields.
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Colebrook Court, Hertford for Network Homes

United Living has been delivering The Ridgeway Regeneration scheme with our client Network Homes since 2016
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Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, for Grainger

United Living were appointed to design and build a bespoke, six-storey block with 139 one and two bedroom apartments.
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Blog from Managing Director of Property Services, Conor Bray

United Living Property Services Managing Director, Conor Bray, talks through his lockdown experience, Covid-19 and getting his business back to work.
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Sustainability and our impact on the planet

Our understanding of the impact we are having on our planet is increasing, both in terms of how climate risk is already impacting our natural world and the economic systems that finance our business model. Our industry by its very nature is a significant user of natural resources but with ever growing concerns over climate […]
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Supporting our communities at the toughest time

United Living is continuing to work with its clients throughout the lockdown and is offering assistance where it can.
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CEO and Chair. Neil Armstrong looks at the UK economy in light of recent Government announcements

“To say that the coronavirus pandemic has put business under pressure would be a huge understatement. However, as is often said – necessity is the mother of invention and I am sure that the new ways of thinking and working, to which we have all had to adapt, will bear future fruit. Encouragingly, I see […]
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Northumbrian Water Partnership

Through our delivery partner Fastflow, United Living delivers 37,000 individual jobs each year on our Northumbrian Water short cycle minor works contract.
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Wandsworth Exchange

The project involved the construction of four buildings ranging from 6-26 storeys, providing 201 mixed tenure residential homes.
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Hatfield and Gerrard for Lewisham Homes

Lewisham Homes engaged United Living to carry out safety works and remove and replace the cladding as a matter of urgency.
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Skipton Road, Harrogate for Home Group

The scheme comprises of 214 mixed tenure dwellings on former agricultural land
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2019 Pre-Heat Project

Fastflow, part of the United Living Group was awarded eight Cadent sites across the Midlands and North West.
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Pollards Hill

Pollards Hill Estate in Mitcham was built in the late 1960s by Merton Council and transferred to Moat ownership in 1998.
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Courtauld Road, Islington

This mixed tenure design and build scheme for Family Mosaic involved the challenging refurbishment of a Victorian warehouse, together with the new build of four further residential blocks.
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Copley Close Phases 2 & 4, Ealing

This award-winning scheme is part of a major regeneration project helping London Borough of Ealing to develop the estates new identity and create a sustainable ‘Community of Choice’.
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The Onyx Apartments

Camley Street is being developed into 154 new homes consisting of 117 private and 37 affordable units, plus 1,600 square metres of flexible commercial space for small and medium sized businesses.
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Hounslow Homes

We have worked in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow, and originally it’s arms-length management organisation, Hounslow Homes since 2009, on the ongoing regeneration of the council’s housing stock.
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National Above Ground Installation Renovation Campaign

A multi-disciplinary construction and refurbishment project delivered on time and on cost to significantly reduce network risk on one of National Grid’s largest engineering projects across the UK.
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Iveagh Court

Following a competitive tender and interview process, United Living was appointed by Silva Homes to undertake major structural, refurbishment and improvement works to Iveagh Court, in Bracknell.
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Springfield Oval, Witney

A development of 73 new affordable homes, in partnership with Waterloo Housing Group.
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Heads of the Valley VHP Gas Pipeline Diversion

FES delivered precision engineering and construction to divert a 450mm VHP Gas Pipeline for Wales & West Utilities to facilitate the diversion of the A465 Heads of Valley Trunk Road.
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Southern Housing Group Responsive Repairs & Void Refurbishment

United Living Property Services undertakes circa 4000 routine repairs, 125 Voids and 40 emergencies every month through a direct delivery model across Southern Housing Groups' dispersed property portfolio.
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The Acorns Phases 1 & 2, Spennymoor

The Acorns is a beautiful development of 70 two, three and four bedroom homes in Spennymoor, County Durham.
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Battersea Pressure Reduction Station

Fastflow Energy Services (FES) delivered precision engineering and construction services to install a gas Pressure Reduction Station (PRS) for the National Grid in a high-profile central London location – Battersea.
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Bertrand Russell Tower & Eddington Tower Refurbishment

Bertrand Russell and Eddington Towers are 16-storey student accommodation blocks located on the University of Essex Colchester Campus.
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Station Road Phases 1 & 2, Bagworth, Coalville

Construction of 61 homes with associated landscaping and parking The scheme consisted of 4 number one bedroom flats, 25 two bedroom and 32 three bedroom house In partnership with Midland Heart.
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Westminster City Council

United Living was appointed under a 10-year TPC2005 Contract and Strategic Alliancing agreement to deliver planned works to housing stock across Westminster’s southern area.
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Dalmeny Avenue, Islington

This scheme involved the demolition of Ada Lewis House – a former women’s hostel building, and the design and construction of 45 mixed tenure homes in a five to six-storey L-shaped block.
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Kilburn Quarters Brent

This represents part of a wider £600m regeneration project, which is designed to provide London Borough of Brent 2,400 homes in South Kilburn and a wealth of new infrastructure, including a new park, primary school and health facilities.
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