Welcome to Lyng
Lyng Community Association is proud to be at the heart of West Bromwich’s flagship residential development. We’re providing 200 high quality homes for affordable rent, as well as building a community spirit to make the Lyng a vibrant place to live.
We’re a not-for-profit organisation set up after a group of pioneering local people united to redevelop the old Lyng estate by creating homes fit for modern living, as well as fantastic open spaces.
Now is an exciting time in the history of the Lyng as we shape our thriving community, keeping our focus on sustainable regeneration and local empowerment.
After almost 10 years of using managing agents to manage it’s properties Lyng Community Association made the decision to start managing its properties from our office at 3 Frank Fisher Way West Bromwich with effect from 3 November 2014. You can visit the office between 10am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday or phone us on 0121 525 5969.
Housing Surgeries – early evening and an earlier morning opening!
The office is also open for tenants to meet specific staff during our housing surgeries, which take place at the following times: • Mondays, 3pm-6pm • Thursdays, 9.30am-12.30pm.
For Lyng repairs service please contact 0121 525 5969 – during working hours.
For emergency repairs the number is 0300 333 6540.
Please remember that we no longer use Walsall Housing Group to look after our properties – the Emergency Repairs service is now provided by Bourneville Property Care on 0300 333 6540.
We will be issuing rent statements to all tenants on Tuesday 17 March 2015. If you have any queries about your account please phone us on 0121 525 5969 or drop into the office.
Trips for Lyng Residents
We are still taking bookings for the trip to Stratford on Avon on 17 April 2015 – please contact Rachel on 0121 525 5969 for more details.
The Young Gardeners Club is up and running – our Under 5′s and their parents and other volunteers are working hard at the Lyng allotment so we are looking forward to getting fruit and vegetables later in the year.
Litter Pick – Half Term
Many thanks to everyone who took part in the estate litter pick – we were delighted to see you all and what a good job too!
If you live in a flat please note that we will be carrying out weekly fire alarm checks on Tuesday mornings – 10am – 11am.
Tenants Scrutiny Panel
We are still looking for tenants to join our scrutiny panel that looks at issues such as office opening hours, repairs response times and repairs priorities as well as policy changes – so if you want to have your say come and join us. Its informal and friendly – coffee/tea and biscuits and discussion about how to improve the Lyng service and estate. Just let us know and we’ll invite you to the next meeting. Call us on 0121 525 5969.
If you live on the Lyng and want to play a role in the running of Lyng Community Association then please contact us about how you can join the Board. We have reserved places on the Board for tenants and would be delighted to hear from you if you are interested. If you are unsure about it then why not come along and observe a meeting so you can get a better view about what is involved and how you can help us shape the Association and the Lyng estate. Call us on 0121 525 5969.
Lyng Community Association – building a thriving, successful community and creating a great place to live.