Care Homes & Sheltered Housing
R J Leighfield has extensive experience in providing new build sheltered housing schemes with many leading Housing Associations. The majority of schemes have been carried out on a design and build basis enabling clients to procure projects at fixed costs with the minimum of risk.
Fosters Lane, Woodley, Reading
This project was awarded to R J Leighfield by Wokingham Housing Association following a competitive tender. Design work was carried out by Living Architects. The works comprised the construction of 34 Extra Care flats with associated communal facilities and a visitor's suite.
Blands Court, Burghfield Common, Reading
This project was awarded to R J Leighfield by Sovereign Housing Association following a competitive tender. Design work was carried out by Sovereign Housing Association's in-house architects. The works comprised the construction of 20 retirement flats with associated communal facilities, 5 retirement bungalows and a house for the resident warden.
Harris Close, Lambourn
The redevelopment of Harris Close included the demolition of the existing block of sheltered accommodation, site clearance, construction of the new sheltered accommodation development, associated external works, drainage and services. The development comprises of 29No flats, one warden’s house and communal facilities including a conservatory, an on site laundry, a library room and an area for recharging electric wheelchairs. Added features at the site include landscaped gardens, wide corridors for easy wheelchair use and lift access to the first and second floors.