As Gateway works to improve its sheltered housing offer, we are committed to working with our residents, their families and the wider community.
At every stage of our improvement plan, we are running consultations with residents, encouraging them to help us shape the homes we build.
At Appian Court, we are receiving positive support from residents after outlining our plans to redevelop the scheme.
An important part of this has been a tour of our improved sheltered homes,led by SHIP Project Manager, Alex Lapping. This enabled Appian Court residents to see first hand our vision for our older people's housing.
The response from this event was overwhelmingly positive. Over 50% of Appian Court residents attended the tour and all agreed it was helpful in developing their understanding of the changes we were proposing to make at Appian Court.
Positive feedback included:
“I enjoyed what I’ve seen today and I am glad I came. I’ve learnt something”.
“I would be more likely to use the communal lounge if it looked like this”.
“I like the thought of Appian being like this, spacious and light”.
We will continue to work with our residents as all stages of the development of the Sheltered Home Improvment Plan. If you would like more information please contact the SHIP team, SHIPteam@gatewayhousing.org.uk, 020 8709 4373