New Inspirational Achievement reimagines the almshouse concept for modern, inner-city living

Appleby Blue

To celebrate International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) (opens new window), we’re pleased to share our newest Inspirational Achievement in collaboration with the United St. Saviours Charity.

Appleby Blue, a newly developed social housing project which reimages the almhouse concept of modern inner-city living, comprises of 57 homes for residents 65 or over in Southwark.

Designed by Stirling Prize-winning architects, Witherford Watson Mann, the building provides a blueprint for future adult social housing projects for older persons.

Find out its key features and how its resident support model is integral to the physical environment and place.