Inspired Villages Gets Approval for Wealden District Retirement Community
Inspired Villages announced that it had obtained the building permit for the reserved materials for first phase of his Â£ 100million retirement community on the edge of Tunbridge Wells and the Parish of Francois. First phase of the development includes the village center, a clinical space built to NHS specifications and 55 of 146 age-appropriate homes scheme will deliver.
the approval follows a series of ads that put Inspired Villages on an ambitious path to deliver 34 villages for over 65 years over the next 10 years, including its six operational sites and four under construction. Research shows that there are over 12 million over 65s in the UK and this figure is expected to increase by 41% to almost 18 million by 2040.1, however, there are currently only 80,000 homes later in this country2 and only around 7,000 new units delivered each year.3 With the support of partners Legal & General and NatWest Group Pension Fund, the fast growing pipeline aims to address the considerable shortage of suitable accommodation for elderly in the UK.
Located in the Wealden Piece of East Sussex, the development will be located on a 9.5 acre site in a beautifully landscaped setting with mature trees and a lake. State of boasting-of– ultramodern public facilities open to residents and premises community, facilities include a restaurant, cafe, library and wellness center (including gym, gym and swimming pool). Wealden Piece The planning committee of the board approved the detailed designs for this first phase of development, giving the scheme reserved matters building permit 9e December.
Due to the creation of 88 jobs per year during construction and up to 65 operational jobs when completed, the Wealden Piece scheme will bring significant economic benefits to the region. Located just three kilometers from the center of Tunbridge Wells, the scheme will have significant benefits for the territory’s health and social protection system, while freeing up the housing market for young families.
Neal Dale, Director of Development at Inspired Villages, said: “This is another step forin our plans to deliver age-appropriate housing in East Sussex, an area that we know currently lacks adequate housing for retirees in the community. Approval advice means that we at Inspired Villages can provide homes that promote well-being of over 65, both mentally and physically, and help them live independent lives for longer.”