Welcome to Estuary Housing Association

We are a not for profit organisation, providing affordable housing and services to our residents.

We currently own and manage over 4000 properties throughout the South East and believe it is important to build communities, not just homes.

Our vision is to provide quality services and to make a positive difference in our communities.

Job Vacancies

Would you like to work for Estuary?

We value staff and believe it is important to provide them with excellent development and training opportunities.

Learn about the benefits of working for us and view our current job vacancies.  If there are no vacancies please visit our site again soon.

Board member applicants Click here for further information.

Homes for Sale

Excellent home ownership opportunities

We offer quality, new build homes for sale.

View the properties we currently have for sale, including part buy/part rent schemes.

Federation of Estuary Residents (FER)

We are your Federation - come and join us, help to make things happen.

The Federation of Estuary Residents  (FER) was founded in 1999 and is made up of Estuary residents who are keen to work on your behalf.

They give advice and support and liaise with Estuary on matters that may concern you.

Venue Hire

Excellent venue hire at competitive rates

We offer a large training suite in central Southend which can be hired out for training and meetings.  Our staff really do focus on being thorough and ensuring a great service for our clients at quality prices. 

Click here for more details.

We also have two halls for hire, click here for more details. 

News and Events

  • Children living in Loom Grove, Weave Court and Rushdon Close, Romford received an early Christmas present from us as we funded new play equipment for the green space outside their homes.

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  • We have successfully obtained ECO funding to undertake cavity and loft insulation to our properties and are working in partnership with Mark Group.

    In the new year Mark Group will be undertaking surveys of all suitable properties. The homes identified will receive a letter in the next couple of months. This initiative will improve the thermal comfort of our homes and help to tackle fuel poverty for our tenants.

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  • Well done to Sue Riches, Chair of the Federation of Estuary Residents who is the winner of competition to rename the staff who provide the repairs and estate services on the Woodgrange Drive estate in Southend-on-Sea. Sue was delighted when she was presented with £100 shopping vouchers.

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  • There are some residents who like to go that 'extra mile' in order to make a positive impact on the lives of others or work on creative partnerships to bring projects and initiatives to fruition, making a positive impact on their community.

    If you feel there is someone within your community who deserves special recognition for their contribution, you may wish to nominate them for a Resident Award.

  • The Annual Report for Tenants has been produced in partnership with tenants, it informs you of how we have performed over the last year which includes:

    • Home
    • Tenant Involvement
    • Tenancy
    • Neighbourhood and Community
    • Supported Housing & Care
    • Welfare Reform
    • Building New Homes
    • Value for Money
    • How We Spend Our Money
    • Value for Money


    You can also view the Governance and Financial Viability Report which is a supplement to the Annual Report for Tenants.  Printed copies of these reports are available upon request, please telephone 01702 462246.
    Download Your Corporate Annual Report 2013/14

    Download the Governance and Financial Viability Report


  • We welcome George Kieffer Estuary's New Chair of the Board who joined us on 1st September. George is experienced in Banking with a Commercial background in both private and public sector and is also

    • Vice-Chair of South East Local Enterprise Partnership
    • Chair of Haven Gateway Partnership
    • Chair of Visit Essex

    "I'm delighted to be joining Estuary Housing and I am looking forward to contributing to the success of the Association"
    George Kieffer

  • In Touch Thursday was completed for the fifth year on 22nd May 2014.  The event’s focus was for staff to visit residents and have a conversation about their home.
    Who did we visit?
    62 staff visited 170 homes in Southend, Thurrock, Havering and Colchester.  The majority of residents (93%) were satisfied with their home.
    Would you like to know more about what residents thought of the repairs, gardening and cleaning?
    You can download the feedback leaflet from our website homepage – www.estuary.co.uk or contact the Central Services Team on 01702 462246 or e-mail info@estuary.co.uk.  A member of the team will post a copy of the leaflet to your home.

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Properties for sale

Estuary Residents Scrutiny Committee

Property Repairs