Design for Homes reveal that 9 of the 64 developments shortlisted for the year’s Housing Design Awards are specifically age-designated schemes with a further 5 incorporating housing for older people as part of their larger residential plans.
Supported by the Housing LIN, they included a range of 100% affordable housing for rent and developments with homes for sale. Moreover, 5 schemes are age restricted and another incorporates intergenerational living.
A full breakdown of all 14 schemes can be accessed below:
- Boughton Heath by Retirement Villages in Chester (opens new window)
- The Vincent by Lifestory in Bristol (opens new window)
- Pemberley Place by Anchor Hanover on edge of Bath (opens new window)
- Latheram House by Lifestory in Cheltenham (opens new window) (also see the Housing LIN guest blog, Better all round – why we are doing this downsizing now)
- Beechcroft House by Westminster City Council in Westminster (opens new window)
- Chimes by Lifestory in Westminster (opens new window) (also see the Housing LIN case study, Why city living for people in later life chimes)
- Eden Manor by Eden Retirement Living in Thames near Runneymede (opens new window)
- Pearl House by Eden Retirement Living in Newbury (opens new window)
- Melfield Gardens by Phoenix Community Housing in Lewisham (opens new window)
- Oakfield by the Nationwide Building Society and Igloo in Swindon (opens new window) (also see the Housing LIN guest blog, Intergenerational Housing)
- Gorse Ride with Wokingham Borough Council in Wokingham (opens new window)
- Barne Barton Regeneration by Clarion in Plymouth (opens new window)
- City Park West by Notting Hill Genesis in Chelmsford (opens new window)
- Union Street by Thirteen Group in Middlesbrough (opens new window)
We look forward to reporting on all the winning HDA 2021 in July at the awards ceremony.