Contract Name: Prescotts, St Johns Road, Burgess Hill, Sussex
Contract Value: £2.4 million
Contract Period: 72 weeks
Architect: MEPK Architects
Client: Chichester Diocesan Housing Association

Rydon was appointed to a design and build scheme for the provision of 25 sheltered housing units within two two-storey blocks.

The south block comprised new-build timber frame, with the north block involving a large element of refurbishment works to convert the existing house, plus two new-build traditional construction wings on each side.

Within the north block comprised a large lounge and dining area, with a fully operational catering kitchen and guest rooms.  The south block has several communal rooms, including laundry, hair salon and an assisted bathroom.  The accommodation includes en-suite facilities and fully fitted kitchens with appliances. 

A lift was also incorporated in each block, enabling easy access for the residents.