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Third age housing

Through our projects and our research, PTE is pioneering new responses to the opportunities and challenges presented by Britain’s ageing population. We co-authored the HAPPI report (Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation) and we designed New Ground in High Barnet, the UK’s first senior co-housing scheme.

We are also working closely with Tonic Housing, on their vision to provide a supportive environment by building affordable housing that serves the needs of older LGBT+ people.

Our work ranges from independent homes for downsizers, through extra care schemes, offering optional facilities and services, to fully supported care homes.

We understand the diverse needs of older people, and the role that good design can play, whether providing beautiful and spacious apartments or creating an inviting hub for the surrounding community or designing a sensory garden for sufferers from dementia.

For more information please see our Third Age Housing brochure.

“What a day! - the culmination of nearly 2 decades of work and planning, but also the celebratory start of something new and exhilarating as the dream of OWCH becomes a reality.”

Shirley, OWCH member and resident