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Saffron Housing Trust


East Anglia

Key contact:

James Francis - Chief Executive Officer


Homes managed Homes to be built to 2022/23

Saffron Housing Trust news

Aylsham Learning Federation - Community Foundation (crop)

Saffron Housing Trust are delighted to be funding nine projects to help local communities across Norfolk. All of them are aimed at local groups and not-for-profit organisations who share Saffron’s vision for promoting the general well-being of a community and creating positive futures.

Steel signing

Saffron Housing Trust have celebrated the work underway at a new independent living scheme in Acle, Norfolk with a ‘Steel Signing’ event.

Chet Valley B-Line

Saffron Housing Trust is helping the local environment by working in partnership with the Chet Valley B-Line project to improve the open spaces in the area.


Additional services

Saffron employs CAB advisors who are able to give tenants debt and financial advice.

Contact Care offer a lifeline service to East Anglian communities, helping people to remain independent in their own home.

Saffron also has a development arm called Crocus, which in addition to project managing some of Saffron’s developments also manages the PV scheme on over 800 of our homes. Pye Road provides a health & safety and fire risk management consultancy service.

Why we joined PlaceShapers

We joined PlaceShapers originally as the ethos behind the organisation fitted well with our beliefs about local community involvement and development. Since then PlaceShapers has grown into a much larger and influential version of that original intention that is really listened to and valued in the sector. The key to the on-going success is the ‘self-help’ nature of the organisation that encourages learning and visits between members that helps each member locally to support the communities they work in.

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