How an appeal decision may open the door for more elderly care housing in town centres

An appeal decision overturning a council refusal of an extra care complex in a Surrey town establishes the principle that such schemes, where they include a mix of uses alongside housing, are appropriate in town centre or edge-of-centre locations, say practitioners.

by Ben Kochan
Visualisation of the retirement housing scheme (Pic: Blackstock Consulting/Guild Living)
Visualisation of the retirement housing scheme (Pic: Blackstock Consulting/Guild Living)

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