Courtyard Housing, Wood Lane, Dagenham

Patel Taylor won planning from the LB Barking and Dagenham for this project, designed for elderly persons within the borough. England has a rich history associated with housing for the elderly, particularly medieval Old English Houses of Alms (almshouses). By distilling the key elements of this traditional housing type, the scheme aims to meets the needs of its users whilst being of appropriate scale to the site and its surrounding context.