Hughenden Gardens Village
Experts at
Focus Consultants have been appointed as the consultants on a 260-home
retirement village being built in Buckinghamshire.
Members of
the Energy and Sustainability Team at Focus have been retained to advise,
support and assess a range of related aspects for the Hughenden Gardens Village
development being built by registered charity The ExtraCare Charitable Trust,
in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council, Wycombe District Council
and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
contract is being handled by the Leicester office of Focus, which is
headquartered in Nottingham and also has branches in London, Boston and Aubourn
in Lincolnshire.
Jason Redfearn, who leads the ECS Team at Focus, said: “Focus Consultants offers support on all
aspects of sustainable development and associated energy advice through our
professional team, and we are very pleased to have been appointed on this new
community being built as a retirement village near High Wycombe. This project
continues a strong track record for Focus in the delivery of Supported Living
schemes across the UK.”
The role of
Focus includes BREEAM Assessor services targeting a ‘Very Good’ rating, Part
L1a and Part L2a services supporting the team in compliance with Building
Hughenden Gardens Village is being built by Galliford Try on a five-acre site on Hughenden Road, just to the north
of High Wycombe town centre and features 105 one-bedroom and 155 two-bedroom
apartments. There will be apartments available for purchase, shared ownership
and rental, and care will be available on site for residents who need support
to live independently.
The development, which also includes a village centre, with a
range of health and leisure facilities, is due to open next year.

Focus Consultants offers a range of support on all aspects of
sustainable development, as well as services in funding and economic
development, project management and building surveying.
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