planning advisory for
new retirement village

Bidwells was instructed by Essex County Council to secure outline planning permission for residential development on the site of a former school and adult education centre at Priory Hall, Halstead.

Hallmark Developments then purchased the site from the county council and retained Bidwells to secure full planning permission for a retirement village and care home.

 What we did

  • Secured outline planning permission for residential redevelopment of the former school site on behalf of Essex County Council, prior to its sale to Hallmark Developments

  • Demonstrated that there was no demand for the school building to be allocated for community uses, as per the Local Plan 

  • Obtained full permission for 85 retirement cottages and apartments, a 59-bed care home and communal facilities located in the former school building

  • Provided the site layout and landscape design input for the scheme 

  • Prepared design solutions that responded to the unique character of the site

Result

  • The retirement village has now been constructed 

  • It provides high quality, specialist accommodation for the over 55s, for which there is increasingly strong demand

 

85

number of cottages and apartments

 

Planning advisory for new retirement village in Halstead

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