Elliott Gardens, Wigan

Client  Adactus Housing

Contractor Rowlinson

Architects Bluesky

Contract Value £1.6M

Services Civil & Structural Engineering

Elliot Gardens provides 24 apartments and associated communal facilities for health care housing at affordable rent designed specifically for people with dementia.

The site is designed on one level using the cluster principle to eliminate corridors and avoid confusion for residents. Each cluster contains a maximum of eight apartments and has its own communal lounge, dining area, assisted bathroom and fully equipped ‘training kitchen’. Each lounge has direct access to a secure external garden area.