How will future residents and the wider Hertsmere community benefit from Heathbourne Green? 

Vinu & Sanjay

Healthcare needs are met in the integrated health hub 

Dementia-friendly spaces with way-finding that provides a sense of safety and security 

Vinu meets her friend from Elstree to enjoy ‘dance to health’ classes at the health centre weekly, designed to help improve strength and balance and meets up for a regular daily walk through the attractive open spaces 

Downsizing to a suitable home has freed  up their family home for a young family  who have been struggling to get on the property ladder 

Multiple leisure facilities available  Living space to accommodate host family and grandchildren at weekends 

Frequently visit the dementia friendly allotments where they bring home produce to make delicious plant-based dishes 


Access to affordable key worker housing

Living in proximity to work, able to cycle from the transport hub to her job – saving commuting costs 

Plenty of retail options – including affordable local convenience

Local pub is family friendly where she can meet neighbours, friends and socialise 

Nursery easily accessible for pick up and drop offs

Attends mummy and toddler yoga in the health hub on Saturday morning 

Sofia’s children can play in local safe areas and connect with nature 

Adam and Sara

Self-build opportunity to create a custom home that meets Sara and Adam’s family needs

On Wednesdays, David takes the grandchildren to play at the on-site children’s play areas

Specific space allocated for Jewish community activities on site, where the family can see friends, and good links to nearby local kosher restaurants and cafés

Reduction of social isolation for grandfather, David, as he is close to his child, Sara, and grandchildren

Multigenerational living in one place that meets the evolving needs of the entire family

Adam and Sara enjoy their favourite local restaurants in nearby Bushey and Borehamwood, whilst enjoying the variety of global grocers for locally grown produce to cook with during the week

David visits the SHED social club at Heathbourne Green on a Tuesday and Thursday morning and meets up with similarly aged people 


Affordable rental units to allow her to move out of her parents’ home

Sees her friends in Bushey regularly by jumping on a bike to meet them in their favourite local coffee shop on Bushey High Street 

Communal gardens for summer BBQs and a glass of wine with friends on the Village Green

Creative enterprise spaces where Lucy can grow her business and host evening classes

A well-connected location for visits to London

Easy access to green space for mental wellbeing, exercise and walking her dog 

Heathbourne Green provides opportunities for social interaction, physical activity and tailored consistent care all of which improve personal health, psychological and social wellbeing and reduces isolation and loneliness amongst the most vulnerable in the community.

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