Work has started on a £11.8m independent living apartment complex for over 55s in the heart of Northwich in Cheshire. It is part-funded by a £2m grant from Homes England.
The development, by housing provider Your Housing Group, comprises 70 one and two bedroom apartments including 45 for shared ownership and 25 for outright sale. The single four-storey block on Watling Street is situated alongside the River Dane in the centre of Northwich.
The scheme will incorporate on-site amenities including a bistro, and offer landscaped gardens and parking facilities to the rear.
Lorraine Donnelly, Director of Development for Your Housing Group said: “It’s great to be able to secure this opportunity to provide quality apartments for those over 55. The development is ideally located for those planning their future retirement – just a stone’s throw from the River Dane and a good selection of local shops and restaurants. Northwich is a fantastic place to retire to, and we hope by providing retirement living accommodation in the area, we can help free up much-needed family homes for local people.”
Your Housing Group became one of Homes England’s Strategic Partners earlier this year.
Your Housing Group is working in partnership with Galliford Try on this project and the development is designed by Cheshire-based architects, Pozzoni. The scheme is due for completion in January 2021.