Saxon Gardens, Oakham

Located in the traditional market town of Oakham, Rutland, 'Saxon Gardens' built and managed by McCarthy and Stone is a "Retirement Living Plus" development providing 58 assisted living apartments and associated communal facilities including a coffee bar and restaurant.

Given the context a traditional vernacular design approach including pitched roofs with projecting gables to provide rhythm and give a strong vertical emphasis to the facade. Main body brickwork is enhanced with feature areas of the local iron stone.