The Forge


The construction of a brand-new purpose-built residential care home for children in Warwickshire

Stepnell has been appointed to help bring this £5.1 million high quality development to life, which will include four standalone residential care buildings, community facilities and external landscaping works, built around the existing community building and large pond on site.

The state-of-the-art build has been designed to provide a safe, secure and encouraging place for up to 20 children experiencing emotional and behavioural disorders or recovery from early childhood trauma. Each of the buildings will incorporate a welcome space, main lounge, kitchen, quiet space, games and an activity space, as well as five ensuite bedrooms on the first floor, to replicate the traditional family home layout.

The development has a strong focus on sustainability, using carefully selected materials like timber cladding and zinc.

  • Client:

    Miller Prestige Homes

  • Architect:

    IDP Group

  • Programme:

    52 weeks

  • Units: