A three way partnership between London developer Galliard Houses, retirement dwelling firm Probitas Developments, and developer and contractor O’Shea, has secured planning approval for a £50 million retirement village in Decrease Shiplake, close to Henley-on-Thames.
Permission was given by South Oxfordshire District Council.
Designed by Nick Baker Architects, the six-acre Henley Meadows village will comprise 65 new properties: one, two and three-bedroom residences, together with penthouses, and a pair of/3 bed room cottages set in communal gardens and grounds. The event may even embrace a village clubhouse containing a bistro, bar, health club/health suite and care providers for residents.
Development begins subsequent month with off plan gross sales commencing in July. The primary properties are scheduled to be accessible in July subsequent 12 months and construct completion aimed toward Q3 2023.
Henley Meadows has an power technique to ship a 60% discount in CO2 emissions and a 50% discount in power prices for village owners. There will probably be a automobile sharing membership, 35 cycle bays and 86 automobile parking areas together with electrical automobiles charging factors.
Stephen Conway, govt chairman of Galliard Houses stated: “Our partnership goals to assist remedy the numerous undersupply of purpose-built premium retirement lodging within the UK, with simply 1% of the UK’s inhabitants dwelling in designated retirement villages, in comparison with 17% of People and 13% of Australians. By 2050 the UK retirement inhabitants is ready to double and there must be new custom-designed housing with providers to fulfill this demand.”
Beatrix Lehnert, director at Probitas Developments added: “There’s a lack of high-quality lodging and providers for the over-65s out there, and our goal is to ship best-in-class properties, providers and operations. You will need to us that the client all the time comes first, creating ‘wholesome properties’ for residents to proceed to get pleasure from their way of life in high-quality, thoughtfully designed, lodging with consideration to element, dwelling in a like-minded neighborhood with entry to communal amenities and tailor-made assist the place wanted.”
Rory O’Connor, managing director at O’Shea. commented: “O’Shea is worked up to companion with Galliard and Probitas to deliver high-quality dwelling options to the over-65 market, it is a market that isn’t at present being served by the present provisions. There’s a nice alternative to construct sustainable, bodily and social communities to boost residents’ existence.”
Date printed: March 15, 2022
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