Russet Homes moving to new headquarters in Kings Hill
Social housing provider Russet is moving to Kings
by business editor Trevor Sturgess
A social housing provider is overhauling its customer services
by opening a new headquarters.
Russet, which owns and manages more than 7,000 properties and
serves 16,000 residents in Tonbridge and Malling, is moving to 32
Tower View, Kings Hill.
It is taking on 17,600 sq ft of space in one of the year's
largest commercial property transactions in Kent. The new HQ will
replace three smaller offices.
Russet intends to increase the number of visits to residents'
Its group partner Invicta Telecare, which provides services to
more than 2,000 people in Tonbridge and Malling, will share the new
Russet's managing director Denise Reeves said the new offices
would help staff improve the level of on and off site support for
"Russet's commitment to its residents is what inspired this
exciting move. We will be consulting with them every step of the
way to make sure our new home can fit their needs exactly."
Andrew Blevins, managing director of Kings Hill developer
Liberty Property Trust UK, said: "We are delighted that Russet
and Invicta Telecare have decided to relocate to Kings Hill. We
have worked hard to refurbish the building so it is ready for them
to start fitting out.
"Despite the difficult economic climate, this is a great
endorsement for Kings Hill that will bring new jobs onto the
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