Newbury later living development
28 February 2019
Planning permission has been granted for this new build mixed-use development at the heart of Newbury. Designed as a benchmark scheme for Eden Retirement Living, the proposals for 11-15 Bartholomew Street include 60 apartments for independent ‘later living’ together with communal facilities, concierge services, guest accommodation, retail units and car parking.
The 5,693m² building is designed as a series of 3 and 4-storey blocks arranged in a C shape and centred around a split level landscaped courtyard. Overlooking the main garden is the residents’ lounge, arts and crafts studio, and fitness suite. On the upper courtyard level, raised planters are used to define communal garden areas and private patio spaces.
The scheme will regenerate an underutilised site to provide additional amenities for the community and contemporary, aspirational homes for later living.