On the western edge of Cambridgeshire close to the Northampton limestone belt, the village of Elton centres on Elton Hall and the nearby parish church.

The site, with open farm land on two sides and the listed buildings of the old estate yard to the south, was considered very sensitive but consent was finally achieved after a long battle with the planning officers.

Location: Elton, Cambridgeshire

Client: English Courtyard Housing Association

Size: 18 units

Contract Value: £2.1m

Completed: 2008

Awards:

  • 2009 Daily Mail UK Property Awards: Best Retirement Development