THE CATTLE MARKET SITE IS LOCATED TO THE NORTH EAST OF RUGBY TOWN CENTRE, AND IS SITED IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO THE RAILWAY STATION. THIS MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT INCORPORATES RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDING AFFORDABLE HOMES, SUPPORTED HOUSING AND EXTRA CARE PROPERTIES), COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, A NURSING HOME AND A HOTEL.
The inclusion of affordable housing was seen as a much needed element in the scheme and forms 57% of the total amount of residential accommodation. All affordable housing units have been designed to Lifetime Homes design criteria creating a flexible blueprint for accessible and adaptable housing in any setting. The Lifetime Homes concept increases choice, independence and longevity of tenure, vital for individual and community well being. The roofs and southerly elevations are ideally suited to implement passive solar design, solar air systems, and hot water systems and solar photovoltaic.