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Yorkshire and the Humber

Briggate Dental

Six-figure funding package from Unity Trust Bank enables Leeds dentist to buy second practice A popular dentist from Leeds has opened his second practice thanks to six-figure funding from Unity Trust Bank. James Cooper, who took over Briggate Dental in the city centre in 2017, has used an £800,000 refinance package to purchase Langdale Dental… Continue Reading

Early Years at Lightcliffe

Calderdale pre-school purchases church centre following £280,000 funding from Unity Trust Bank. A not-for-profit pre-school in Calderdale has purchased the property it had been renting for 23 years thanks to a six-figure funding package from Unity Trust Bank. Early Years @ Lightcliffe, which has been serving the community since 1994, bought Christ Church Centre in… Continue Reading

Winner

WOMEN’S CHARITY IS A WINNER WITH UNITY TRUST BANK SUPPORT Unity Trust Bank is proud to continue supporting the award-winning Hull charity: Women Improving Now Not Ever Retreating (WINNER), the Preston Road Women’s Centre. A funding package totaling £1.3million has enabled the charity to strengthen and broaden the support it can offer vulnerable women in… Continue Reading

Canopy Housing

New phase of Leeds social housing plan to commence after £1.15m funding from socially responsible, Unity Trust Bank After securing a seven-figure loan from Unity Trust Bank, award-winning Leeds-based Canopy Housing is preparing to add five new properties to its current portfolio, which will house vulnerable adults in the region. This funding package will enable… Continue Reading

Hull House Improvement Society

Social housing funding from Unity supports new £1m Hull development A social housing provider is marking its 90th anniversary with its most ambitious development to date, thanks to a six-figure funding package from Unity Trust Bank. Hull House Improvement Society Limited was initially established in 1930 to provide housing for Hull dock workers and their… Continue Reading

Abbeyfield The Dales

Abbeyfield The Dales offers supported housing, residential care and independent living with extra care for older people in Yorkshire. A £4.7m loan from Unity Trust Bank helped them to purchase Fern House, a 30-room dementia care home in Bingley. Fern House opened in 2017 and won the residential category at the prestigious Royal Institute of… Continue Reading

Christ Church Central

Christ Church Central is located in Sheffield city centre. It aims to be a church for people who don’t go to church, which means they make a special effort to appeal to people in a unique way, and all of their meetings are accessible, clear and outsider-friendly. Christ Church Central welcomes all, including families, young… Continue Reading

NAViGO CIC

NAViGO is a provider of mental health and associated services including ancillary services such as catering and cleaning which create employment and training for people with mental health issues. Together with reserves and a charitable grant, an £800,000 Unity loan has allowed NAViGO to purchase a garden centre including a five bed bungalow, as a… Continue Reading

Winner Trading

Unity provided a £963,200 loan to assist in purchasing 40 two and three bed properties, supported by an Empty Homes Grant. This means Winner Trading can refurbish and bring back into use derelict and disused properties across the city of Hull for women and children in need of safe homes. Lisa Hilder, Director of Winner… Continue Reading

Canopy Housing

Canopy Housing renovates empty homes with the help of volunteers and homeless people, who then move in to the properties having created good quality homes for themselves. This brings properties back in to use, addresses housing issues and also helps people to develop construction skills. The project creates employment and regenerates disadvantaged communities. A £256,000… Continue Reading


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