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Retirement homes shortlisted for prize

by Natalie Vincent Mon 10 September 2018, 10:12 am

A development catering for older people in Walthamstow has been shortlisted for a prize at the Inside Housing Awards.

Image courtesy of Pollard Thomas Edwards

Colby Lodge, a joint project between architect Pollard Thomas Edwards and the Walthamstow and Chingford Almshouse Charity features 20 one‐bedroom flats in Walthamstow, and was nominated in the Best Older People's Housing (under 70 homes) category.

The affordable housing scheme was created by the Walthamstow & Chingford Almshouse Charity, founded in 1527 and recently featured on BBC national news on keeping healthy during this summer's heatwave.

The winners will be announced on 29 November.

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