Vertical Housing with Care: Remodelling a tower block as extra care housing at Callendar Court, Gateshead

This Housing LIN Case Study No 44 describes Callendar Court in Gateshead, an 11 storey former council housing tower block that has been remodelled as extra care housing. A description of the scheme is followed by an exploration of the factors that need to be taken into account in projects of this type and some of the issues and challenges involved.