The Social Value Act came into force on 31 January 2013 and is all about maximising the impact of public expenditure and providing you with greater life opportunities and prospects.
We were delivering social value long before it became a legal requirement to do so. For example, we have always looked at innovative ideas that add extra value to the service we provide. This includes:
For more examples of where we have added value to our service please visit the tabs located above.
Anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of behaviour, such as damaging the environment, low-level disputes and clashes of life-style, or causing serious nuisance to others. Tackling antisocial behaviour is a major part of our community investment strategy. We are committed to providing positive and engaging activities for young people.
Please click on the links below to read more about some of the projects we have recently delivered. Alternatively view the short Love2dance video below or visit our case study library (ASB Tactics).
If you have any ideas for new activities or are interested in volunteering with us please contact us by email at
Community centres play a major part in strengthening local communities. They provide a place in which our residents can meet regularly and get to know one another.
Please visit our case studies library for some examples where we have regenerated or provided a facelift to local community centres to help bring people together.
Case study examples include:
We are continuing to expand our network of partners with the likes of Build-It Lambeth and Habitat for Humanity. It is these types of partnerships that enable us to provide resources to those who would benefit from it the most.
Helping the vulnerable
In extreme circumstances we may intervene to support particularly vulnerable residents. Here are examples where we have supported an individual household. Please click on the links below or visit our case study library to read more about these particular cases.
We put on a wide range of events from community fun days to resident conferences and coffee mornings (including the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support).
These events help us remain in close contact with our residents throughout the programme of works and ensure that we make a positive difference within the local and wider community whilst we deliver our clients programme.
Through our events we aim to:
Our events are resident led and we provide the support and resource needed to ensure they achieve their goals. You will find examples of our events within the Events Timeline within Resident Engagement.
Planning a community event? Our resident liaison team is on hand to assist you in the planning of a local event on your estate. We can help you in a number of ways, and would be more than happy to assist you. For more information or if you have an event that is close to one of our sites please contact your local resident liaison officer.
At Breyer Group we are always looking at ways in which we can do more using less natural resource. Regardless of the activity we are always looking into ways of:
To help us achieve these targets we work with a variety of companies and some of our partners include:
In 2014, we recycled 61 tonnes from 78 tonnes of site waste timber. This timber has been put to good use by helping to create sustainable jobs or re-used (where previously it would be landfilled or at very best down cycled into woodchip).