Work to begin on 30 new homes for residents with mental health needs - The Redditch Standard

Work to begin on 30 new homes for residents with mental health needs

Redditch Editorial 13th Jan, 2020   0

ALMOST 30 new homes for residents with mental health needs will be built in Redditch town centre this spring.

Housing association Bromford will build 14 single-bedroom flats on Ipsley Street alongside 13 two-bed flats for shared ownership and affordable rent.

It will be Bromford’s thirteenth ‘MyPlace’ development, a scheme which helps adults with mental health to live independently.

MyPlace aims to give those adults a chance to take control of their life.

The site, based between Station Way and Evesham Street, will feature a communal hub designed to give residents a space to make new friends, socialise and get involved in community events.

On site care for the residents, should they need it, will be provided by a specialist company.

The site will also feature an office, car park and landscaped gardens.

MyPlace offers a solution for local authorities which are looking for cost effective ways to ensure vulnerable people get the care and support they need.

Nathan Deen, Bromford’s senior land manager, said: “We are really pleased to complete the land purchase for such a great site which will rejuvenate what is a prominent location in the heart of Redditch.

“It will give people with long-term conditions the perfect platform to take control of their own life and live more independently.”


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