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.
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.
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.
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.
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.