Park Lane, Extra Care

Client: Wrekin Housing Trust

Project Value:£6m

Contractor: McPhillips Construction Ltd

Area: 54 units

Status: Completed 2009

The extra care scheme at Park Lane comprises of 54, two bedroom apartments provided for elderly residents on a mixed tenure basis. The £6 million scheme incorporates extensive communal facilities including a restaurant, bar, lounge areas, hobby rooms and gardens.

HLN were involved from the outset and worked closely with Wrekin Housing Trust to steer this high profile scheme throughout a difficult planning process and to deliver the project on site with McPhillips Construction, after the original contractor went into administration partway through the build.

The contemporary design incorporates a centre atrium space to bring natural light into the heart of the building, to act as a focal point for the community spaces, and to aid orientation & way finding for residents.

The 3 storey project achieved an Eco Homes Very Good rating.