PREMIER LEAGUE FOOTBALLERS UNVEIL £400M LONDON HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Rio Ferdinand, Bobby Zamora and Mark Noble have set up the Legacy Foundation to address a social housing problem in the capital Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken about his desire to see genuinely affordable housing affordable built in London. Read the rest of this story here…

Rio Ferdinand’s regeneration company readies planning application

The first planning application from a company set up by former Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand to provide affordable housing and sports facilities to serve deprived communities is expected to be submitted within the next few months, it was revealed last week. Read the rest of this story here…

Sport and leisure at the centre of footballers’ planned urban regeneration scheme

Footballing trio Rio Ferdinand, Mark Noble and Bobby Zamora have launched an innovative urban regeneration model designed to use sport and leisure to bring new life to communities. The Legacy Foundation was formed to build new developments in the UK with high-quality social, affordable, rented and privately-owned homes. Community and sporting facilities are central to the project and are the …

Footballers’ affordable housing goal for London

Ex-England captain Rio Ferdinand has said he wants to build social and affordable homes in London to help combat the housing crisis. Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37725703

Footballers Rio Ferdinand, Mark Noble and Bobby Zamora attend MIPIM UK

Footballers Rio Ferdinand, Mark Noble and Bobby Zamora, will be at MIPIM UK this year to showcase Legacy, their unique project that combines residential, sport and community led development whilst also aiming to deliver schemes with up to 50% affordable housing. Last October, at MIPIM UK 2015, Legacy were introduced to Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) who shared their vision for …

The Road to Rio

Hero to many, and famous around the world, footballer Rio Ferdinand has trodden the pitches of some of the worlds most iconic football grounds. Read more…

Estates Gazette: Rio Ferdinand in Top 50 Power List

Ferdinand makes the list not for football, but for aiming to regenerate some of the country’s most deprived areas through sport. He will be at MIPIM to shed a little more light on his legacy projects, a series of sports-led, mixed-use regeneration schemes, first revealed by EG at MIPIM UK last October. Ferdinand already has Aviva Investors and Colliers International …

Homes and Property (Evening Standard): All ball games allowed

After growing up on council estates, three past and present West Ham football stars have pledged to give something back by encouraging private investors to build housing centred around sporting facilities and communities. Original article was published in: The Evening Standard, Homes & Property