Castleoak secures £13 million deal to deliver independent living apartments for Anchor


castleoak_300x250Specialist construction and development partner for retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a £13m contract win with Anchor. The deal will deliver a retirement village of luxury independent living cottages and apartments in Haywards Heath, Sussex. Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people.

The £13 million development at Haywards Heath will include ten independent cottages in timber frame construction, as well as fifty-eight one and two bedroom apartments. The luxury development will offer residents state of the art communal facilities including a coffee shop, hair and beauty salon and professionally landscaped gardens. As well as living in a thriving local community, residents will benefit from the peace of mind that they can live independently and receive care by highly trained professionals should they need it.

Jon Schofield, Head of Construction at Anchor, comments: “We are very pleased to be working with Castleoak on the development of our new independent living scheme at Haywards Heath. With a reputation built on 45 years’ experience, Anchor is a trusted provider of housing and services for older people. We have an ambitious new development strategy and are committed to providing older people with a choice of great places and ways to live.”

Castleoak’s Chief Executive, Craig Currie, comments: “We are delighted to be awarded this significant contract with long term customer Anchor. Our specialist expertise in retirement living design and build will enable us to refine designs and drive efficiencies throughout the carefully controlled construction programme. Our aim is to make the whole project delivery process smooth, and focus on achieving Anchor’s sales objectives.”



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