Walterton & Elgin Community homes (WECH) is a successful resident controlled housing association in Westminster. It emerged from the struggle of residents against the sale of their homes to private developers. It is now a beacon of how resident control can not only revitalise the physical environment of run down estates but also create sustainable and inclusive communities from the bottom up. We are working in partnership with award-winning social enterprise Maida Hill Place for the delivery of the Community Champions volunteer project. WECH is fully committed to working in an inclusive way to try to respond to the expressed wishes of our residents wherever possible. We believe that by working in partnership with our residents and other stakeholders in our community we have been able to improve the quality of our homes, the quality of the lives of our residents and have contributed to an improvement in the overall quality of the environment in which are homes exist.