Completion of improvement programme for social landlord's sheltered housing

  • One social landlord has just completed a £10m improvement programme on its sheltered and extra care housing.

    Knightstone Housing Association has just finished a refurbishment of eleven schemes in Bath, Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare with each scheme having a focus on better lighting, level access showers, more accessible garden areas and new facilities, reports Inside Housing. Money Notes 2

    Further facilities include automatic front door entry systems and work on communal areas and tenants' kitchens and bathrooms being replaced or renewed.

    Darrell Jackson, strategic business manager at Knightstone, said: "We've modernised and refreshed their homes, to provide a more homely environment with a friendly atmosphere. It's important that our residents have homes and facilities that help them to maintain their independence for as long as possible, and continue to enjoy life."

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