Derby Road Scheme, East Midlands Housing

Derby Road in Loughborough has welcomed a sustainable Extra Care development which provides independent housing for older people in the community and additional general needs affordable housing. The sensitively-designed scheme integrates housing and health care to better meet the needs of the elderly and local population.

The £11.34 million project comprises of 62 Extra Care apartments and 10 Close-Care bungalows which have 24-hour access to an onsite team of care professionals, as well as an additional 24 general need affordable houses. The Extra Care aspect incorporates generous communal space and landscaped gardens, a restaurant which is open to the public, cinema, arts and crafts suite, library and salon. The construction methods retained the integrity of the adjacent Grand Union Canal and regenerated a disused brownfield site in the heart of Loughborough.

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£11.34 million

Project value


Extra care apartments


Close care bungalows