Phoenix Voices...

Photo of Phoenix Community Housing employees on the construction site at Nuthatch House
Adele Tribe

At Nuthatch House on Whitefoot Lane, our contractor Saltash is helping us build 22 new homes. Adele Tribe, a welfare labourer on the site and former tenant of Phoenix Community Housing, shares her experience of working as a woman in construction.

My career in construction...

Photo of a child enjoying Summer Fun at Bellingham Green
Annie Beaver

Annie Beaver is a stay at home mum to two young daughters – and, last year, the family had a brilliant day out at Summer Fun.

I really look forward to the summer holidays as it means I get the opportunity to spend lots of quality time with my daughters without the...

Photograph of someone on Bellingham Green
Zhane Lunan

Zhane Lunan is a lifelong Phoenix resident. Here, she explains why young people must be listened to.

I used to be shy and not confident when meeting new people. So when I heard Phoenix was creating a new group for young people, it seemed interesting to me.

It was a...

Oyindamola Jimoh

Oyindamola has been a Phoenix resident for years and discovered our Job Club in 2018. She went on to gain work experience with Phoenix and became optimistic about her dream career.

Ever since I was young, I’d always wanted to be a bank manager. I know, I know! But I’d...

Lakeisha Lynch-Stevens

Lakeisha Lynch-Stevens is a Phoenix tenant who got involved in the Fellowship project as an arts coordinator. In 2014, our Fellowship project set out to restore the historic pub and support arts projects. Lakeisha tells us how the project has already benefitted the community....

Deirdre Kennedy

Our Resident Scrutiny Panel takes a close look at Phoenix services to make sure they're working for residents and the organisation. One member Deirdre writes on the Panel's most recent review into the garden scheme.

Phoenix’s garden scheme: is it the best that it can be?...

Photo of a resident answering the door
Brian Blundell

Brian Blundell, a member of our Resident Communications Group, shares an experience to warn others about personal safety when using a cashpoint.

Not too long ago, while withdrawing some money from a machine, I looked around me and a man barged in.

He said he wanted his...

Photo of Phoenix residents voting at the 2018 Annual General Meeting
Simon Barlow

Simon Barlow is a Phoenix tenant and a member of our Scrutiny Panel

As a Phoenix resident, you have a voice to shape how our homes and neighbourhoods are run.

Phoenix is determined to actually change in response to what we as residents say.

There are more...

Photo of Eileen Davies while on a tour of Phoenix estates
Eileen Davies

Eileen Davies is a Phoenix tenant and member of the Resident Scrutiny Panel. The Panel conducts reviews into Phoenix services and our performances, and makes recommendations to the Board.

Hello, lovely people....

Housing Officer Veronica meets a pug rehomed by Battersea
Veronica Brown and Jeffrey Williams

Veronica Brown and Jeffrey Williams are part of our Housing Management team. They help residents with a wide variety of tenancy issues, with responsibility for particular neighbourhoods and estates. In this blog, they reflect on...