Minster Close, Hatfield- December 2020

A ground-breaking event at Minster Close in Hatfield officially marked the start of construction of 90 new high-quality apartments for older people.

Members of the council, representatives from contractors RG Carter and the project's architects Rock Townsend take part in ground-breaking ceremony

Photo by Matthew Power Photography

The contemporary one and two bedroom flats will each with their own private balcony.

The £20m development also includes a community lounge and sun room, outdoor space for residents as well as parking, mobility scooter storage and electric charging points.

It will replace the previous council-owned older persons housing scheme at Minster Close which was identified as no longer fit for purpose.

The work is expected to be completed in summer 2022

The ground breaking was held in line with Covid guidelines at the time

 Minster Close