In the 10 years since its creation, Plymouth Community Homes has dedicated itself to providing quality housing for the people of the city and the surrounding areas.

We’ll be publishing 10 new heartwarming tales on this site each day, until there are 100 stories celebrating
our role at the heart of our communities and the work, people and innovation that makes it a success.

John Clark
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John Clark

Our chief executive, John Clark highlights the importance of social housing and the huge difference it makes to communities in Plymouth.

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Nick Lewis
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Nick Lewis

A safe, secure, supportive home is essential for everyone and social housing has the capacity to do this – providing both a safety net and a springboard when difficulties arise.

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Tina Tuohy

Plenty has changed over the years regarding people’s wants and needs, and we continue to adapt to provide homes to suit those requirements.

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Tudor Evans

It’s been 10 years since Plymouth City Council transferred its 15,500 homes across to PCH – and huge progress has been made in the social housing sector during the past decade.

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Ian Bowyer
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Ian Bowyer

In my role as the city’s cabinet member for Finance, I was delighted to play my part bringing PCH into existence back in 2009.

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Paul Bray
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Paul Bray

I grew up living in social housing in Plymouth. Without its help and security, I am not sure my family would have thrived as we did.

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Johnny Mercer
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Johnny Mercer

While serving as a Plymouth MP, It’s been my pleasure to work closely with PCH to make sure people in the city have good affordable homes.

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Abbotsbury Orchard
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Abbotsbury Way

Residents have been able to pick fruit from the trees at Abbotsbury Way orchard, thanks to a woodland path that we created to access the site.

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Laundry Libraries

Our Laundry Libraries have proved extremely popular since being introduced in May 2019, and more have since been set up across Plymouth.

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The Men’s Shed

The PCH Men’s Shed is a larger version of the typical man’s shed in the garden – a place where he feels at home and pursues practical interests.

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Tea and Toast

The Tea and Toast group meets at Whitleigh Four Greens community centre every Wednesday – including many PCH residents.

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