Residents have been warmly welcomed into their new apartments in Barrow- a £3million development delivered by HBV and managed by Inclusion Housing.
Sixteen new apartments and two bungalows incorporating assistive technology have been built at the site of the former church on Roose Road in Barrow exclusively for local people with physical or learning disabilities.
The scheme, called Church Place, was delivered by specialist supported living developer HBV with Inclusion Housing as the Landlord.
John Woodcock MP for Barrow officially opened the scheme and planted an apple tree with the original engraved spade he used to dig the first sod of earth at the ground-breaking ceremony in 2017.
He said: “This is a remarkable addition to our local community and I’m delighted the apartments and the assistive technology within them creates the opportunity for people with various kinds of disabilities to live a more independent life.
“The development has a real community feel to it.”
Alastair Sheehan, business development director at HBV said: “We are delighted that this site in Barrow provides a fine example of the specialist supported living model and provides a modern and safe environment for people to live their lives independently and with the freedom to manage their own homes, in the manner and dignity that they and all of us deserve.”
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Pioneer Court have announced their Opening Ceremony, located in the heart of Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent, Pioneer Court is a new development of 14 accessible and attractive one bedroom apartments and four self-contained bungalows. Now available and suitable for individuals who require specialist, individualised, and person centred support.
The development has been a partnership between Lifeways, HB Villages, and Inclusion Housing. The apartments are spacious and close to the town centre and transport links. Fitted with assistive technology as standard, the developers offer a range of devices that can be tailored to individual needs.
An opening ceremony was held at the new development on Friday 26 May 2017 where prospective tenants and their family members had the opportunity to experience the finished development, speak first hand with the team involved in the project, and find out more about the service. Phil Brundrett of Stoke City Council attended the ceremony, and the turn out and response was extremely encouraging.
Jemima Taylor, Group Development Director of Lifeways, said: “Lifeways is delighted to be part of such an exciting and innovative development. The facilities, opportunities and support on offer at Pioneer Court will provide each tenant with the confidence and independence to choose how they live their lives.”
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