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  • 22 December, 2016

SUPPORTED LIVING LAUNCH IN WARRINGTON

Supported living for people in Warrington dealing with enduring mental health challenges has improved with the launch of our new development in the town.

Members of Warrington District Council, along with MP Helen Jones, celebrated the opening of our Quadrant House development, which is based on Church Street.

Comprising of 16 apartments, Quadrant House provides a safe home environment for adults with enduring mental health problems. Specialist staff are on-site 24 hours a day to provide comprehensive support, as and when required.

The £1.8 million development is the result of a partnership between HB Villages, Inclusion Housing CIC and Lifeways Community Care.

Mayor Faisal Rashid officially opened the building, along with Helen Jones MP.

Helen Jones MP, said:
“I’m proud that Warrington is leading the way in terms of investment in specialist supported housing. It is important to me that we take care of the most vulnerable people in our society. This HB Villages scheme goes a long way in providing a safe and comfortable environment for people with enduring mental health challenges. It is important that people are given the opportunity, with developments like this, to live as independently as possible.”

Alastair Sheehan, Development and Planning Director of HB Villages, said: 
“Quadrant House was one of our first specialist supported living developments and it is fantastic to see the positive impact it is having on the residents who live here.

“The tenants are integrating well into the local community and they continue to make progress with their overall health. We’re currently looking at more locations in the region and we are proud to showcase Quadrant House as a fine example of what positive outcomes can be achieved for vulnerable people with the right kind of housing and support services.”

Jemima Taylor, Group Development Director of Lifeways, adds:
“Lifeways is committed to providing innovative homes for adults with a range of needs including those who suffer from enduring mental health problems. Quadrant House delivers a safe environment with onsite care staff, while also providing a home to call their own. Tenants will be able to live as independently as possible while receiving the right support.”

Peter Ottowell, Chairman at Inclusion Housing, said:
“Quadrant House is a prime example of what can be delivered through innovative partnerships that put the service users at the heart of everything we do. Inclusion Housing are proud to be a part of the strong working partnership with HB Villages, Lifeways and the Local Authority that has brought the project to this point. We look forward to seeing how our tenants develop with improvements in their health and wellbeing and will continue to deliver high quality homes for the most vulnerable members of society.”

  • 10 November, 2016

WORK STARTS ON BUXTON SPECIALIST SUPPORTED HOUSING SCHEME

We’re delighted to have started work on our latest scheme in Buxton, Derbyshire that will see vulnerable people living as independently as possible.

Dale Valley View, on Dale Road, is a £3 million private development consisting of 15 specialist apartments. The homes, which will be of high quality, have been commissioned and adapted for adults with learning and physical disabilities, who will also benefit from support staff on site.

The Mayor of High Peak, Coun George Wharmby, was on hand to open the official groundbreaking ceremony, alongside the MP for Buxton, Andrew Bingham, and other councillors.

WORK STARTS ON BUXTON SPECIALIST SUPPORTED HOUSING SCHEME

The apartments are the result of a partnership between Inclusion Housing, a community interest company, and the Lifeways Community Care organisation. They are being delivered by us at HB Villages, a leading developer of supported housing, and built by contractors, Carey Group.

Alastair Sheehan, of HB Villages, said:
“This is the first development of its kind in the High Peak area and will provide a safe environment for vulnerable adults to call home. We look forward to meeting the tenants once it is completed.”

  • 10 November, 2016

SHIREMOOR TOPS OUT!

Alan Campbell MP celebrated the progress made on our landmark property development which will enable vulnerable adults to live more independently in the local community.

The HB Villages housing scheme in Shiremoor is due to open in early 2017 and comprises of sixteen purpose-built apartments for adults with physical disabilities and learning difficulties, known as Bluebell Court.

The scheme, on Earsdon Road in Shiremoor, will ensure that the adults housed there will have a safe living environment.

Bluebell Court was designed in partnership with Inclusion Housing CIC and Lifeways Community Care, in partnership with the city council’s commissioning team and the contractor Wood Group.

SHIREMOOR TOPS OUT!

Alan Campbell MP, was presented with a commemorative builder’s trowel and celebratory cake at a special ‘topping out’ ceremony. He said:
“I’m thrilled to celebrate the progress made on this development. It is important that the most vulnerable people in our society can live independently with dignity in a modern and safe environment. I am delighted that North Tyneside now offers these facilities in Shiremoor and I’m impressed with the approach taken by everyone involved in the project.”

Alastair Sheehan, development director of HB Villages, said:
“Bluebell Court will help tackle the issue of isolation faced by vulnerable adults in North Tyneside and the surrounding area. It is the first step in delivering positive outcomes for those who deserve the opportunity to live their lives in the manner and dignity that they and all of us deserve.

“It will give tenants the choice to live where they want to, while providing essential care support and technology blended in the background. It’s fantastic to have completed the development and I look forward to returning and meeting the people who will proudly call it their home.”

Mark Dyson, head of new build development at Lifeways said:
“Lifeways is pleased to be part of such an exciting and innovative development, adding to the landscape of services available in North Tyneside.

“From the overall building design to the design and layout of each individual home, we’ve been able to provide high quality and adapted accommodation to ensure tenants are able to live active and independent lives within the local community.”

Neil Brown CEO of Inclusion Housing said:
“This development is a fantastic example of what can be achieved through innovative partnership working between statutory, not for profit and private sectors. Inclusion Housing is proud to be part of this scheme and the best bit is yet to come; welcoming the tenants into their new homes.

“We look forward to working in partnership with Lifeways and North Tyneside Council in ensuring this development provides a fantastic home for the most vulnerable people in the region for years to come.”

HB Villages was formed in May 2012 in order to deliver a pipeline of new build specialist supported housing accommodation throughout the UK. Working in partnership with local commissioners, HB Villages along with project partners Inclusion Housing CIC and care provider Lifeways have developed a unique model of specialist supported housing that demonstrates an innovative and commercial approach, which can be replicated nationally without the need for housing subsidy.

  • 10 November, 2016

BUILDING STARTS AT LEAMINGTON SPA

Leading members of Warwickshire County Council and Warwick District Council, along with a number of other partners, celebrated the start of building work on a new specialist supported housing development being built in Leamington Spa.

Commissioned for adults with learning and physical disabilities to provide a safe home environment, Bath Place is a £2 million development of 16 apartments which are the result of a partnership between Inclusion Housing CIC and Lifeways Community Care. HB Villages is responsible for the build and delivery of the property, in partnership with contractor, McGoff and Byrne.

Councillor Jose Compton, Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care at Warwickshire County Council, officially opened the ceremony on Friday (4th November) with a passionate speech about what the development will mean for the local population. Councillor Compton was also joined by a number of other leading council members including Councillor Bill Hunt, Deputy Chief Exec of Warwick District Council and Councillor Jane Knight, Chairman of Warwick District Council.

Alastair Sheehan, Development Director of HB Villages, commented:
“Both Warwickshire County Council and Warwick District Council have been fully supportive of the development, having understood from the start what it will mean to local individuals with learning and physical disabilities.  We are extremely grateful for their collaborative support and approach to the delivery of a complicated site, not without its political challenges.

“Bath Place will be one of the first developments in the County to provide homes which will allow vulnerable individuals the ability to live as independently as possible, not only in terms of the 24-hour support on a site located in a highly sustainable location, but one that will also have a comprehensive and bespoke assistive technology offering. It is with the greatest pleasure that we are able to see building work start, and we all look forward to following its progress and to meeting the tenants and their families once the build is completed.”

Jemima Taylor, Group Development Director of Lifeways, adds:
“As a company, we’re committed to providing the latest in specialist supported housing for adults with learning and physical disabilities. Bath Place is a prime example of what we can offer, delivering on all fronts, from architecture that blends into the local environment through to the finishing touches inside. Tenants will be able to live as independently as possible in their own home but with the added benefit of support staff being available on site.”

Paul Atkins, Property Director at Inclusion Housing, says:
“The development at Leamington Spa is another example of what can be delivered through innovative partnership working. Inclusion Housing is proud to be a part of the strong working partnership with HB Villages, Lifeways and the Local Authority that has brought the project to this point. We look forward to welcoming new tenants in due course and will continue to work closely with the partnership to deliver high-quality homes for the most vulnerable members of society.”

  • 9 October, 2016

Local community leaders celebrate groundbreaking in Buxton

Building work has started on a new specialist supported housing development in Buxton, which has been commissioned for adults with learning and physical disabilities to provide homes which allow them to live as independently as possible.

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Dale Valley View, on Dale Road, is a £2.3million development consisting of 15 apartments which are the result of a partnership between Inclusion Housing CIC and Lifeways Community Care. HB Villages is responsible for the delivery of the development in partnership with contractor, Casey Group.

Mayor George Wharmby officially opened the ceremony on Wednesday (5th October), with an insightful speech into the positive impact the development will have on the local population. The Mayor was also joined by the MP for Buxton, Andrew Bingham, as well as other local and county council members and partners of the scheme.

Alastair Sheehan, Development Director of HB Villages, commented:
“Dale Valley View is the first development of its kind in the area and will provide a safe environment for vulnerable adults to call home. It is fantastic to see building work start, and the whole of the HB Villages team looks forward to following its progress and meeting the tenants once completed.”

Jemima Taylor, Group Development Director of Lifeways, adds:
“Lifeways is committed to providing innovative homes for adults with learning and physical disabilities. Dale Valley View delivers on all fronts, from the overall design of the scheme through to the finishing touches in each apartment, and will provide the highest quality of adapted accommodation. Tenants will be able to live independently as possible in their own home but with the added support of carers being on site should they require extra support.”

Paul Atkins from Inclusion Housing, says:
“Dale Valley View is another fine example of specialist supported housing that works for the individuals who require extra support to be able to live independently. Inclusion Housing is proud to be part of the scheme, and we’re looking forward to working with Lifeways and the local authorities to make this development into a resounding success.”

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  • 9 October, 2016

Inclusion Housing supports breakthrough property scheme for North Tyneside

Alan Campbell MP was presented with a commemorative builder’s trowel at the Topping Out ceremony of a landmark development for supported housing in North Tyneside.

The housing scheme in Shiremoor comprises of sixteen purpose-built apartments for adults with physical disabilities and learning difficulties, known as Bluebell Court.

The scheme, developed by specialist supported housing developer HB Villages on Earsdon Road in Shiremoor will ensure that the adults housed there will have a safe living environment. They provide on-site support and fully adaptive technology available to all residents so they are able to live independently in the community.

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Bluebell Court was designed in partnership with Inclusion Housing CIC and Lifeways Community Care, in partnership with the city council’s commissioning team and the contractor Wood Group.

Alan Campbell MP said:
“I am thrilled to celebrate the completion of such a vital development. It is important that the most vulnerable people in our society can live independently and freely in a modern and safe environment. I am delighted that North Tyneside now offers these facilities.”

Mark Dyson, head of new build development at Lifeways said:
“Lifeways is pleased to be part of such an exciting and innovative development, adding to the landscape of services available in North Tyneside.

From the overall building design to the design and layout of each individual home, we’ve been able to provide high quality and adapted accommodation to ensure tenants are able to live active and independent lives within the local community.”

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Neil Brown, CEO of Inclusion Housing said:
“This development is a fantastic example of what can be achieved through innovative partnership working between statutory, not for profit and private sectors. Inclusion Housing is proud to be part of this scheme and the best bit is yet to come; welcoming the tenants into their new homes.

“We look forward to working in partnership with Lifeways and North Tyneside Council in ensuring this development provides a fantastic home for the most vulnerable people in the region for years to come.”

Alastair Sheehan, development director of HB Villages said:
“Bluebell Court will help tackle the issue of isolation faced by vulnerable adults in North Tyneside and the surrounding area. It is the first step in delivering positive outcomes for those who deserve the opportunity to live their lives in the manner and dignity that they and all of us deserve.

“It will give tenants the choice to live where they want to, while providing essential care support and technology blended in the background. It’s fantastic to have completed the development and I look forward to returning and meeting the people who will proudly call it their home.”

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