A Catalyst for change: The role of Extra Care Housing in the regeneration of Dee Park, Berkshire

Cover Case Study 97

This Housing LIN Case Study no 97 describes the major regeneration Oak Tree House, situated in Dee Park, Reading, Berkshire, is currently undergoing to create a mixed tenure estate of flats and houses, and the achievements to date.

The Dee Park Estate is a 60 unit extra care housing scheme owned and managed by Catalyst Housing Ltd. Developed in partnership between Reading Borough Council and the Dee Park Partnership (DPP), a Joint Venture of Catalyst Housing Limited and Willmott Dixon Prime Place, and designed by architects HTA Design LLP, it is the first purpose-built extra care housing scheme completed in Reading.