East Village, London

Located in Stratford E20, East Village is a strong community in the former Athletes’ Village. Nestled between Westfield Stratford City and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it offers a selection of services, retail and outdoor space to explore with great access to transport links.

Elephant Central, London

Located in Elephant & Castle SE1. Elephant Central is well-connected for travel, making it quick and easy to get around – perfect for professionals looking to keep their commute short. The neighbourhood offers a variety of arts, bars, cafes and parks to explore.

New Maker Yards, Manchester

Located in Middlewood Locks, M5. New Maker Yards is in a prime location to experience Salford and Manchester with ease via train, car, bike, bus or foot. Within this vibrant up-and-coming neighbourhood you will find a local pub and supermarket, outdoor spaces and local events to enjoy.


Get Living appoints Rick de Blaby to grow its platform

March 20, 2017

Get Living Group, the UK’s leading large scale residential investment company, backed by clients of Delancey, Qatari Diar and APG, has appointed Rick de Blaby as Executive Vice Chairman.

Focused on growing Get Living Group’s platform, Rick will work alongside CEO Neil Young and Non-Executive Chairman Stuart Corbyn.  Get Living Group has 2,000 homes for rent at East Village, E20 and its soon-to-launch second location in Elephant and Castle.

Stuart Corbyn, Non-Executive Chairman of Get Living Group, commented: “With a strong track record in urban regeneration, Rick brings more than 35 years of development and customer focused management experience, across both residential and commercial property. His expertise, both at the real estate and corporate level, is highly complementary to the existing skills of our management team. We have been pioneers in the large scale residential investment sector since our start and will continue be at the forefront of this exciting, innovative sector, setting new standards of experience for those renting homes.”

Rick de Blaby, who was CEO at MEPC for nine years before joining London residential developer United House to direct its restructure, said: “The opportunity to work with three such insightful investors and the dynamic team at Get Living couldn’t be more exciting. The team’s focus on creating experiences that people love and places they’ll call their own is embedded throughout the business, and is an extremely attractive proposition.”

Neil Young, CEO Get Living Group, added: “We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Rick to the business. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. I’m very much looking forward to working closely with him in further growing the Get Living Group footprint and management expertise.”

Latest news

How to prevent ‘Zoom fatigue’ while working from home

A new community cocktail bar plants its Roots in East Village 

New Maker Yards’ resident takes on the ultimate fitness challenge for Mind In Salford