Whittlesey Extra Care, Cambridgeshire

Client
Axiom
Status
Pre-planning

Saunders Boston were appointed by Axiom in February 2015 to design a new 60 unit Extra Care Home in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Beating off competition from 8 other framework architects, Saunders Boston will work with Axiom and a soon to be appointed main contractor to submit a full planning application later this year. The building is programmed for completion in early 2017. The Extra Care Housing development was awarded outline planning consent as part of a larger residential development and deals with a percentage of the ‘Affordable’ S106 obligation for the site.

Accommodation / Key features
• 60 Extra Care Flats (1bed @ 52m/2 and 2bed @ 65m/2 bedroom)
• 100% Affordable tenure
• Communal Facilitates – including; Restaurant/Bistro, Main Lounge, Therapy/Fitness suite, Hairdressers, Staff & visitor facilities
• Other features include a Garden Room and Sun terrace
• Central atrium used as part of the ‘passive ventilation strategy’
• Secured landscaped soft landscaped gardens including a ‘Green Gym’
• Sustainable SUDS drainage strategy
 

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