Old Woking Sheltered Housing – Hale End Court
Architects: HNW Architects
To emphasise independent living – to design and develop a high-quality, sustainable, and purpose-built living facility whilst providing aspects of extra care distinguishing the facility from a typical residential care facility.
Adapted construction working practices – construction commenced in August 2020 and handed over in October 2021
Maintaining cost predictability within budget allowances
The apartments have been designed to exceed nationally described space standards provide familiar accommodation that can be adapted to each resident’s needs. Residents can enjoy living independently while also being supported when needed.
The Willmott Dixon team and its supply chain partners adopting Covid-19 safe working practices, as prescribed by the Construction Leadership Council to deliver the project during and throughout the pandemic.
Early contractor engagement created an integrated team, this approach promoted early supply chain who were able to explore options. These contributions identified cost pressures were explored prior to construction commencing early supply chain engagement ensures identified risks were mitigated and social value opportunities maximised.
Considered a total success, achieved handover on time, whilst working throughout Covid-19, completed with zero defects and completed on budget. This facility is now occupied and enjoyed by local residents helping ease a back log demand.
99% of regular payments and did not exceed 30 days
Constructed from CLT (cross laminated timber), achieving a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating
WINNER for SECBE Awards 2022 for : Project of the Year over £10m award
LABC Regional Winners – LABC Building Excellence Awards 2022
SCF Handover & Aftercare Contractor Promise compliant