Contracts exchanged on affordable homes in West Hampstead

February 26, 2023

The Askival housing delivery team is pleased to announce that it has exchanged contracts on four affordable homes on behalf of its client Innisfree Housing Association. Located on Liddell Road, West Hampstead, the apartments are part of a mixed-used scheme and will provide 2 three-bedroom homes, 1 two-bedroom home and 1 one-bedroom home. John Delahunty,… View Article

Askival welcomes Chris Dawes MRICS

January 26, 2023

We are delighted to announce that Chris Dawes has joined Askival. A chartered surveyor with experience as a quantity surveyor and a residential and mixed-use development specialist, he brings a wealth of experience to our growing team of associates. No stranger to Askival, he worked alongside us while he was with United House and Telford… View Article

London Rebuilding Society appoints Askival to help with home improvements

December 6, 2022

Residential development consultancy Askival has been appointed by London Rebuilding Society (LRS) to help manage and grow its programme of home improvements for the elderly. LRS is a social enterprise which specialises in creating healthy homes for the elderly.  By updating and repairing properties in need of attention, the society’s home improvement scheme boosts energy… View Article

From the ocean to the sea

August 18, 2022

Congratulations to Askival chief executive Mike Nestor and his son for completing the Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne (HRP). The HRP is a challenging 800 kilometres (497 miles) trail from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean which approximately follows the Franco-Spanish border and passes through Andorra. 

Planning secured for 22 affordable family homes in Barnet

July 26, 2022

Askival has helped Agudas Israel Housing Association secure permission to build 22 affordable homes for local families in Barnet. The site on Golders Green Road was already owned by the housing association and a sympathetic scheme, devised in co-operation with Rivington Street Studio, Jenkins & Potter Consulting Engineers and Bannerman Consulting Engineers, was submitted for… View Article

Poplar HARCA receives worthy recognition for its regeneration schemes

July 11, 2022

We are very pleased to hear that our client Poplar HARCA, has won a ‘golden pineapple’ for its Aberfeldy New Masterplan and has been shortlisted for the Best Development Team (Urban) in the Inside Housing Development Awards. The Pineapple Awards, organised by The Developer, celebrate making places ‘where people thrive with an emphasis on the… View Article

Askival helps assess equalities impact  at Enfield’s Meridian Water regeneration scheme

June 8, 2022

Askival has been working in partnership with Ottaway Strategic Management Limited on Enfield Council’s Meridian Water regeneration scheme. The Askival team, headed up by director Tony Draper, assessed the likely impact of the scheme on different groups of people with protected characteristics in order to meet legal requirements under equality legislation. Commenting on the appointment, Tony… View Article

Askival secures S106 site in Mill Hill for new client

June 6, 2022

Askival has secured part of the S106 housing at the former National Institute of Medical Research in Mill Hill for its new client, Innisfree Housing Association. Working in association with L&Q through the Build London Partnership scheme, contracts have been exchanged for 16 affordable homes. The development includes a mix of 1, 2 and 3… View Article

Peter Lackey Joins Askival

May 19, 2022

Residential development specialist Peter Lackey has joined our team to assist with project management work in London’s East End on behalf of our client, Poplar HARCA. Peter has considerable experience in major residential schemes and has worked in a number of leading roles for major house-building companies such as Berkeley Homes, Dandara and EcoWorld London. … View Article

Specialist support for Swan Housing Association

April 28, 2022

Askival is delighted to have secured a contract to support Swan Housing Assocation with some of its residential and commercial settlement negotiations. Askival’s work will involve resident and non-resident engagement to negotiate acquisition either to secure relocation of residents to new premises or secure vacant possession of their existing property. Askival’s specialist team is led… View Article