About Houghton Regis Central

About Houghton Regis Central


What is Houghton Regis Central?Houghton Regis Central is an independent living scheme for people aged 55 and over. It will include 168 one and two bedroom apartments for rent, shared ownership and outright purchase. Residents will have access to private lounge areas and garden. The development will also include a range of amenities for residents and the general public to enjoy, including:

  • a restaurant, bar and café
  • retail outlets
  • a hair salon
  • health and beauty treatment rooms
  • public open space inside the building
  • bookable meeting rooms
  • a reablement suite to support people moving back home from hospital

Central Bedfordshire Council's commitment to Houghton Regis Central

We have committed some £30 million in the scheme which will be built on the old Co-operative site and will include the Grade II listed Red House and the existing Red House Court extra care scheme. All Red House Court residents will be offered an apartment in Houghton Regis Central when it’s completed.

The proposals for Houghton Regis Central are part of a bigger plan to make sure we have the right housing available for our older residents, most of whom want to live in their own homes for as long as possible with access to support and care if they need.

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