Project Overview

Client: Torus
Contract: JCT Design and Build 2016
Estimated Value: £11.3m
Completed: December 2020


The Harpers Green Retirement Living development on the site of the former Bayleaf Restaurant, in Padgate, Warrington is a four-storey extra care development for over 55s. The 10,000 square meter site will house a mix of one-and-two bedroom flats for affordable rent and shared ownership, providing much needed affordable housing in the area.

Project Information

The contract to provide a new 97 apartment, extra care housing scheme, was the first project awarded on the new JV North framework, a consortium of major social housing associations across the North of England.

Anwyl Partnerships was one of just 12 successful applicants out of 30 construction companies which applied to be on the latest JV North framework which aims to build £335 million of affordable homes over the next four years.

The four-storey apartments block has been designed by Paddock Johnson Architects for over 55s and the 10,000 square meter site and encompasses a mix of one-and-two bedroom flats for affordable rent and shared ownership. Additionally the development features on-site facilities which are accessible to the wider community, including: a hair salon, bowling green and bistro.

Torus Development Director Bill Lacey said:

The Harpers Road development is part of an ambitious programme to deliver much needed affordable housing, across the North West, for first time buyers, growing families and those in later life. Our specialist housing for over 55s is sensitively planned and designed, creating communities where older people can enjoy sociable, fulfilling and healthy lives. The facilities at Harpers Road, including the bistro, hairdressing salon and bowling green will be available for residents in the wider community to enjoy too.

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