Contract Name: Ashton Court, Camden
Contract Value: £5.3 million
Client: Origin Housing

Rydon has been appointed by Origin Housing to deliver a comprehensive upgrade to Ashton Court Extra Care facility in Camden Town, London. The work will improve accessibility and facilities enabling a better quality of living for elderly residents.

The 50 week programme will include remodelling the interior to provide 24 larger more accessible apartments as well as introducing balconies for residents.  The communal areas will be rebuilt and new apartments provided, creating a modern community facility for residents to enjoy.

Within the facility there will also be:

  • A lift
  • Communal lounge
  • Laundry room
  • Guest facilities
  • Garden Area 

To fund the upgrade and remodelling, 5 new 3 storey mews houses will also be developed on the site for market sale. 

Rydon has a broad range of experience in delivering complex healthcare projects, including Extra Care facilities that give our older generation the opportunity to live independently while getting the care and support they need. The experienced team have established a strong reputation for quality which is vitally important when providing living spaces for people who have a high dependency on their environments.

Extra Care housing is designed with the needs of the older generation in mind, as well as providing care and support it is also important to provide areas where residents can socialise and interact. In addition to the communal facilities regular social activities will be provided including:

  • Bingo
  • Afternoon tea
  • Exercise groups
  • Morning coffee
  • Soup lunches

Click here to find out more about Rydon’s work, building and improving Extra Care Facilities.