Our History

1960s
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GDHA 1960sThe Committee of Management of Godalming District Housing Association pictured in the 1960s (the Association joins Mount Green in the 1980s).

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Our HistoryThe first residents of Greylees in Godalming

1961

The Government introduces the new Housing Act in 1961

Dec 1962

Mount Green is registered as a Housing Association

1968

Reigate estate, The Crescent in Sidcup and Graylands in Woking were completed. Between them, they offer over 300 affordable homes

1970s
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Stella Cunliffe, Robert Hunter and Kenneth Burns join the Mount Green Board

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Mount Green acquires land for development at St John’s School in Leatherhead

1980s
1981

Beecholme in the 80sBeecholme in Banstead opens as Mount Green’s first sheltered housing scheme

198x

Six small housing associations join Mount Green

198x

1987 Civic Shield AwardMount Green is awarded The Civic Shield Award for energy-saving homes

1989x

Extensive improvements carried out at our three family estates in Reigate, Sidcup and Woking

May 1989

Second phase of Greylees in Godalming, the last of our schemes funded using the old system of housing grant, is completed

1990s
1995

Geoffrey Hall retires as Chairman of Mount Green after 33 years on the Board

1996

Downside Orchard in Woking including three bungalows adapted for the physically disabled is completed

199x

Nick in the 90sNick Ronald joins Mount Green as Chief Executive

199x

Brian Richardson (Director and Secretary) and Elizabeth Richardson (Housing Manager) step down after 37 years at Mount Green

2000s
Sep 2008

2008 Mayor of Guildford opens phase 2 of Pathfields in ShereThe Mayor of Guildford opens phase 2 of Pathfields development in Shere

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The second phase of St John’s in Leatherhead is opened

2004

Cricketts Hill in Shere opens on the site of an old allotment

2004

30 flats and bungalows are opened at Norwood Close and Champion Down in Effingham

2004

Barnes Wallis Close is opened. The ceremony is attended by his son, Christopher Wallis.

2010s
201x

Mount Green starts to hold fun days at its family estates

2010

Mount Green is selected as a partner for the HCA framework through the Respond Consortium

2010

Howards Close35 new homes are built at Howard Close, Ashtead

201x

Mount Green buys office premises in Bridge Street, Leatherhead

2018

Langham CourtThe Mayors of Farnham and Waverley open Mount Green’s first open market sales development, Langham Court, in Farnham

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WIH WINNERMount Green is shortlisted for four industry awards and wins one

2020s
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Bill Flood - Chief ExecutiveMount Green’s third CEO, Bill Flood, is appointed

202x

Mount Green’s stock expands to 1700 homes and counting