Later Living & Retirement

Proposed Care Home - Front Elevation

Powerful insights and development support from Later/Senior Living’s leading consultants.

The Later Living rental market has grown quickly as the post war baby boomers have grown older but remain healthier and more active. This required the development of a product which is an evolution of build to rent with additional layers of support and security. 

The Operational Living Team have experience of delivering over 10,000 senior living and retirement apartments and have a detailed understanding of the differences in specification and design required to optimise the developments. We also provide detailed insights into the market, rental data, operational costs and technology. 


Build to rent

Powerful insights and development support from BTR’s leading consultants


Powerful insights and development support from Co-living's leading consultants


Powerful insights and development support from PBSA’s leading consultants

It's in the numbers


of new dwellings would need to be dedicated older persons specialist accommodation of the 300,000 dwellings per annum target the Government has set itself


units, the shortfall of purpose built housing for older people by 2035


a year cost to the NHS due to poor quality housing (for people of all ages)

Meet our trusted experts

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Iain Murray

Head of Operational Living

Iain spearheads our Operational Living department across PBSA, Co-living, Build to Rent, Later Living and Retirement.

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Ed Howe

Head of Operational Living Research

Ed is part of our Operational Living department and heads up operational living research, working alongside Iain Murray.

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Steven Butler

Partner, Planning

A personable and dependable chartered town planner who prides himself on his local knowledge, attention to detail and relationships based on trust.

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Neil Lawrence

Neil Lawrence

Associate, Planning

Neil has significant experience of advising private and public sector clients throughout all stages of the planning process.

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Jarvis and Porthaven - care home, Harpenden 4.GIF

Care Home Development on Hotel Felix site

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Colne House for Kingsley Healthcare

Our client sought to more than double the size of its existing care facility in response to identified local need and to secure its long-term future in the community.

Kingsley Healthcare - Colne House

Hempstead Road

Our longstanding client required planning permission for a 66-bed care home for dementia and nursing patients in north Norfolk. The scheme provides a much-needed care home for the community and generates significant employment opportunities in the region.

Hempstead Road 1

New Care Home, Harpenden

Our client was seeking to alter an existing property for occupation by the tenant of an adjacent property, thus freeing up their site to create a purpose-built care home.  Working with key stakeholders, we submitted a case to demolish and redevelop an industrial building and, in its place, create a 63-bed care home.

Jarvis and Porthaven - care home, Harpenden 2.GIF

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