The development on Durham Road, consists of 34 two bedroom apartments and includes community facilities such as a laundry room, multi-therapy room and cinema room. Also available is a communal area for meetings, training and similar activities and office space. The £6m scheme is designed specifically with people aged 55 and over in mind.
The development has been constructed to meet the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 with 10% of the energy generated to run the building to be sourced from sustainable sources. It has been designed with the local environment in mind and finished in stone to give a traditional finish which fits in with the local conservation area.