A giant crane looms over the Grants Hill Court construction site

67 homes at Grants Hill Court, Uckfield, on target

Development of 67 new homes at Grants Hill Court, Uckfield, is progressing according to plan.

The £10m retirement living scheme, being developed by Wealden District Council, is on target for completion in December.

Grants Hill Court in Oaklea Way, has been designed to meet the needs of people in their later years.

Construction of Grants Hill Court as seen from Oaklea Way approach

Construction of Grants Hill Court as seen from Oaklea Way approach

An impression of the new Grants Hill Court

An impression of what Grants Hill Court will look like when completed and occupied

The building will include a communal lounge, mobility buggy store, and an assisted bathroom.

It will also have two internal gardens – a cloistered garden and an activities garden – together with outside space for all 67 apartments in the form of large winter gardens or private balconies.

Formerly the site had 42 homes which were demolished to make way for the new development.

Lead contractor is Sussex-based Thakeham Client.

A giant crane on site has dominated the Uckfield western skyline for months.

An impression of how the new Grants Hill house will look

An impression of how the new Grants Hill Court will look

The way we were

The old Grants Hill House before demolition

The old Grants Hill House before demolition

Applications

Anyone interested in applying for accommodation, who is not already registered on the Council’s housing register, needs to go to https://www.sussexhomemove.org.uk/choice/ click on the link to ‘Register’, then follow the instructions for Wealden. Applicants should ensure they note on their completed application that they are interested in Grants Hill Court.

Once the properties are available for letting, the properties will be advertised on https://www.sussexhomemove.org.uk/choice/ for applicants registered on the Council’s Housing Register, and applicants will need to bid for (express an interest in) the available homes.

*People living in Oaklea Way complained about how lorries brings materials to the site were causing damage to the roads and verges near their homes.

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