Above Derwent Community Land Trust

Affordable housing for local people

Permanent Affordability • Community

Above Derwent CLT is a non-profit membership organisation created and run by and for local people in and around the Parish of Above Derwent, Cumbria. Above Derwent Parish comprises the communities of Braithwaite, Thornthwaite, Portinscale, Beck Wythop and the Newlands valley

Above Derwent CLT exists to provide permanently affordable homes for income-qualified people in the community. Our first 4 homes are in Pow Wood, Portinscale.  Grants from Allerdale Borough Council, Homes England, and Community Right to Build are greatly assisting us to build these homes

The Pow Wood Development completed in mid-August 2022

Above Derwent CLT is always pleased to welcome new members – to apply click here

Read the Above Derwent CLT Allocations Policy