This development comprises 170 self-contained apartments for affordable rent and shared ownership that have been designed for independent over 55s living.

The apartments have been designed to be adaptable enabling residents to live in a safe and supported community without the need to move in the future if they become less mobile or in need of additional care.

The development includes an energy centre, restaurant, café, bar, internet café, library, village hall as well as a hair and nail salon, gardening and art rooms and a cinema.

All flats benefit from their own private balcony and have access to two roof top gardens at the first and fifth floors. Winter gardens have also been provided along with parkland and lakes which surround the development.

calfordseaden was involved in preparing the specification, and the Development Agreement, negotiating the purchase price and client variations. We also undertook a design and specification audit for compliance with all of the relevant design obligations, facilitated design and specification review and meet with the local authority, client, developer and their specialist subcontractors.


Housing Design Awards Best HAPPI Project Scheme 2010, The Building Awards Housing Project of the Year (shortlisted) 2014, Housing Design Awards HAPPI Completed Award (shortlisted) 2014.