The first UK Y:Cube development, named George Williams Court after the founder of YMCA, is located at the corner of Clay Avenue and Woodstock Way in Mitcham.

This is a 100% affordable housing scheme providing self-contained homes for 36 people in housing need.

All of the 36 flats are currently rented out, with half of the residents coming from YMCA London South West’s hostel accommodation, and the other 50% nominated from Merton Council.

Each identical flat have a net space of 26sqm, and contains a living space that includes a galley kitchen, separate bedroom and en-suite toilets and showers.

Read more about the vision behind Y:Cube.

Learn more about the design and construction of Y:Cube.

Official launch event

The Y:Cube development in Mitcham was unveiled on 8 September 2015 by Minister of State for Planning and Housing, Brandon Lewis MP.

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Rent and tenancy

The rent is currently set at around 65% of the market rent for one bed flat in Merton. All properties will be let on an assured short-hold periodic tenancies with the anticipated length of stay being 3 to 5 years.

On-site management

The Y:Cube Mitcham development  include a housing office and a dedicated housing officer who oversees the tenants and scheme.

YMCA London South West wants to make sure the tenants are good neighbours and the scheme contributes positively to the local community.

Contact details

For further inquiries about the Y:Cube development in Mitcham, please contact Simon Tanner, Y:Cube Development consultant at YMCA LSW.
T: 020 8339 7336
M: 07809 110844