Juniper Residential has welcomed planning approval of its proposals for an age exclusive apartment scheme on the site of The Wheel Inn, Angus Road, Scone.
When complete the development will comprise a mix of 51 apartments built specifically to meet the needs of the retirement market. The site offers easy access to local amenities and services and will make an important contribution to existing facilities within Scone, whilst creating high quality, secure and easy to maintain properties that don’t compromise on independence or style.
13 of the 51 apartments will be delivered as affordable properties through a Registered Social Landlord.
Fraser Lynes, for Juniper Residential, commented:
“We are clearly delighted that our proposals have been approved. It is now well documented there is an increasingly ageing population, but there is a distinct shortage of purpose-built homes to meet the specific needs of this demographic.
“Our development will enable older people to maintain independence in the local community, whist retaining home ownership in a safe and secure environment. The apartments are thoughtfully designed and specified exclusively for the location and will include a number of features, such as secure camera entry system, lifts serving all floors, a homeowner lounge and a guest suite for visiting family and friends.”
In addition to providing construction and labour jobs during the build programme, the development will create in excess of 12 full time equivalent jobs.
About Juniper Residential
Juniper Residential forms part of the award winning Cruden Group, one of Scotland’s largest privately owned development and construction groups. Established in 1943 and currently with over 600 employees, we deliver in excess of 1500 houses a year across various market sectors.