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See the latest Torus news, explore our blog posts and see what others are saying about our impact in the industry.

News November 9th 2017

Torus achieves Van Excellence accreditation

Torus, has achieved the Freight Transport Association’s coveted Van Excellence operator accreditation. The Van Excellence scheme, which has more than 120 accredited organisations, promotes the…

News November 8th 2017

Creating opportunities for local builders

Small and medium sized contractors are being offered the opportunity to win work building new homes and other specialist works for Torus housing group which…

News October 9th 2017

Helena broadens housing offer for older people

Torus group housing association, Helena Partnerships, has recently bought 7 sheltered housing schemes in St Helens and West Lancashire. The acquisition is part of a…

News October 2nd 2017

Torus Strengthens Fire Safety Governance in Partnership with Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Torus celebrates new partnership with Lancashire Fire and Rescue (LFRS) to strengthen its governance around fire safety for its tenants and staff. Torus has joined…

News March 23rd 2017

Housing group opens the door to affordable homeownership in Latchford

Housing group, Torus, is giving home buyers an opportunity to snap up a spacious two or three bedroom home in Warrington through their affordable shared…

News March 15th 2017

Regeneration of Harrison Square, Warrington under way

Plans to transform Harrison Square have become a reality this week as Torus housing group began the construction of new homes and retail units. The…

News February 23rd 2017

Affordable home ownership comes to Northwich

North West housing group, Torus, is giving local home buyers with their eyes on the village of Davenham an opportunity to snap up a spacious…

News January 13th 2017

Torus housing group to build more than 1,600 new homes in North West

North West housing group, Torus, a partnership between Helena Partnerships and Golden Gates Housing Trust, has today unveiled ambitious plans to build more than 1,600…

News October 25th 2016

Torus appoints new housing and financial management system supplier

Following a procurement and tendering process that began in 2015, North West housing group, Torus is pleased to announce that Aareon QL has won the…

Blog April 11th 2016

Social housing can do commercial

As the latest member of the Torus team, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself and provide a brief insight into my role….

News December 2nd 2015

Housing group to build more affordable homes in Warrington

North West housing group, Torus, has begun the construction of 104 new homes in Warrington. The £10 million development, on a former brownfield site near…

News June 15th 2015

Helena partners with construction company to trial non-grant funded build model

Helena Partnerships, part of North West housing group Torus, has successfully delivered a new development model of 24 semi-detached homes in St Helens, Merseyside. The…

Blog June 12th 2015

Knocking down the obstacles around new build

I’m writing this during one of the busiest handover periods I’ve experienced in years. Over the past year, the development team, of the recently formed…

Blog May 29th 2015

We’re not building homes. We’re building futures

Right now, we’re facing a rapidly changing context. The development of city regions, the northern powerhouse and regional government appears to be something George Osborne…

News May 12th 2015

Torus subsidiary wins national award for employment achievements

The Employment Initiatives Team from Warrington based Golden Gates Housing Trust (GGHT), part of the newly formed Torus group, scooped a prestigious employability award at…

News April 23rd 2015

North West housing group delivers 172 new homes

Less than a month after launching onto the North West housing scene, new group Torus is making good its promise to develop more affordable homes…

Blog April 7th 2015

What does it take to build a brand?

I’m writing this blog on the launch day of a new brand, Torus. Although we are only officially a few hours into Torus going live…

News April 1st 2015

New housing group opens doors in North West

An influential new housing group with a commitment to bringing affordable homes and job opportunities to the region opens its doors on April 1st. The…

Blog April 1st 2015

Strength, influence, impact

The North West is often cited as one of the UK’s fastest developing regions. As an economic hotspot it is home to over 13,450 businesses,…

News March 25th 2015

Local employment fair attracts national brands

National brands from the hospitality sector, along with local businesses, came together to support a Jobs Fair in St Helens this week. The Jobs Fair…