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Safety in your home

On this page, you'll find links to articles containing practical advice on ensuring safety in your home. We want to help you create a safe and secure home, take a moment to familiarise yourself with this important safety information.

Asbestos

Read more about asbestos, the asbestos surveys we carry out and what to do if you think you have asbestos in your home.

Battery safety

Lithium-ion or li-ion rechargeable batteries, such as those found in e-bikes, scooters, laptops, mobiles and vapes have been increasingly linked to house fires. Find out what you can do to protect your home and loved ones.

Damp and mould

Read our tips and advice on how to prevent damp and mould from occurring in your home and what to do if mould does appear.

Electrical safety

Did you know that over half of the accidental domestic fires in the UK are caused by electricity? Read our top tips to keep your home and loved ones safe.

Fire safety in your home

Find out the steps you can take to ensure fire safety in your home and what we do as your landlord to keep you safe.

Gas safety

By taking care of your gas appliances properly you are taking care of your home, your loved ones and even looking out for your local community.

Repairs tips and advice

For more information about looking after your home and general repairs, visit our repairs tips and advice pages.

Can't find what you're looking for?

If you can't find what you're looking for please contact us at info@selwoodhousing.com

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2 days ago
Selwood Housing

It's the perfect time to get in to your garden and spruce it up for the summer months and we've got you covered with our top tips and advice… ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago
Selwood Housing

Our Stronger Communities Fund is a grant scheme aimed at improving the lives of our customers and the communities where they live. Trowbridge Future, a local charity, recently relocated to a new home in the shires shopping centre with support from the funding we provide. The new venue has a lot more space, including a private booth for appointments, comfy sofas, craft provision, and a new much-needed office for staff.

The current application window for the Stronger Communities Fund closes on the 31st July and further details can be found on our website: ecs.page.link/voeYM
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Our Stronger Communities Fund is a grant scheme aimed at improving the lives of our customers and the communities where they live. Trowbridge Future, a local charity, recently relocated to a new home in the shires shopping centre with support from the funding we provide. The new venue has a lot more space, including a private booth for appointments, comfy sofas, craft provision, and a new much-needed office for staff. 

The current application window for the Stronger Communities Fund closes on the 31st July and further details can be found on our website: https://ecs.page.link/voeYM
1 week ago
Selwood Housing

As we come to the end of #RuralHousingWeek here's an update from our development team on properties completed and work starting:

"Between April and June 2024 we have completed 39 homes: 13 shared ownership and 26 for rent.
These have been completed across sites in Wiltshire and Somerset including: #Wells #Westbury #Malmesbury #Chippenham and #Warminster. Later in the summer, running into September we have 33 more homes coming in Chippenham Warminster and Malmesbury. We have also signed contracts for two new sites: 12 homes in #Frome on Adderwell Road and 21 homes in Little Keyford." - Paul Walsh, Group Development Director

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As we come to the end of #RuralHousingWeek heres an update from our development team on properties completed and work starting:

Between April and June 2024 we have completed 39 homes: 13 shared ownership and 26 for rent.
These have been completed across sites in Wiltshire and Somerset including: #Wells #Westbury #Malmesbury #Chippenham and #Warminster. Later in the summer, running into September we have 33 more homes coming in Chippenham Warminster and Malmesbury. We have also signed contracts for two new sites: 12 homes in #Frome on Adderwell Road and 21 homes in Little Keyford. - Paul Walsh, Group Development Director

 Selwood Sales
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