Windmill Court, Chingford

Windmill Court, Chingford

As Waltham Forest Council had identified a requirement for new extra care units in the north of the borough, they welcomed redevelopment proposals to replace two relocated community centres with a 44 apartment extra care building with ancillary facilities, all designed to meet HAPPI recommendations. 

Completed in 2015, the new build scheme at Windmill Court in Chingford provides 38 one bedroom flats (4 wheelchair adapted) and 6 two bedroom flats for rent for residents age 55+, together with 2 lifts, a laundry, guest facilities, hairdressing salon, consulting room and an assisted spa room, plus 24 hour on-site care staff and community alarm service.

Baily Garner were Employer’s Agent, CDMC, Cost Consultant, Clerk of Works and Party Wall Consultants for this £7.45 million scheme, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Housing Design Awards ”HAPPI Project Award”, the 2013 Housebuilder Awards for ‘Best Retirement Scheme’ and the 2013 New London Architecture Awards ‘Health & Care Unbuilt Award’ - achieving joint Winner in the 2016 Housing Design Awards "HAPPI Completed Projects" category


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