17th May 2022

SDR forms new partnership with rent-to-buy champion Rentplus

SDR has formed a new partnership with Rentplus-UK to offer more affordable rent-to-buy homes across the whole of Devon, plus parts of the east side of Dorset and Somerset. 

6th April 2022

SDR boosts fund for Able's stand-up mobility 'segway'

The village of Dartington took a young resident to their hearts as they watched him bounce back from the devastating impact of a potentially killer disease.

Now the village is backing Able Sharp again as he launches an ambitious fund-raiser for

19th January 2022

Change at the helm of Rural Homes Limited

 Alan Fox retires on 31 January as Managing Director of Rural Homes Limited (RHL), the development arm of SDR, where he has worked since August 2015.

31st December 2021

SDR welcomes tenants to new Cornish scheme

 SDR has welcomed the first set of tenants to occupy a brand new housing scheme that it will be managing at Ruan Minor in West Cornwall.

20th December 2021


 Able Sharp takes a giant stride towards more independent living

Able Sharp is aptly named for a young man determined to overcome mobility issues and learning difficulties so he can get a taste of more independent living.

14th December 2021

Elmhirst Court opening event postponed over Covid safety.

 Elmhirst Court opening event postponed over Covid safety.

An official opening ceremony planned for our 11 new ‘Stepping Stone’ apartments for people with various levels of learning difficulties on a site at Dartington has been

13th November 2021

Help save the planet and save money too!

 With winter just around the corner, here’s some guidance on keeping your home cosy without breaking the bank. What might surprise you is that saving your pennies and saving the planet go…well, hand in glove!

12th November 2021

Elmhirst Court independent living apartments now fully occupied

 Our 11 new apartments at Dartington, designed to give people with various levels of learning difficulties their first taste of independent living, are now fully occupied.

12th November 2021

Cream of Cornish: New homes at Ruan Minor

We were delighted to meet and sign up new tenancies for six excited local families at the latest affordable housing development in Ruan Minor on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

12th November 2021

Green-fingered Janet turns her hand to gardening once again

Janet Pantry (pictured) was always a keen gardener when she lived in her own home. Then, earlier this year, she became a resident at our Forder Lane House Care Home.