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Key facts:

  • Location: Sandymoor, Runcorn
  • Number of homes: 100
  • Mix of Tenure: 56 Affordable Rent, 44 Shared Ownership
  • Main Contractor: Vistry Partnerships
  • Completion: Summer 2022


Hazlehurst is our third and largest  independent living  scheme  following the development of  our hugely successful Barkla Fields and Naughton Fields schemes in Widnes.

There are four one-bedroom apartments, 52 two-bedroom apartments for Affordable Rent, and 44 two-bedroom apartments for Shared Ownership.

The specialist apartments, located on Actons Wood Lane, will feature a range of contemporary facilities including a bistro and multi-function room, available to residents of Sandymoor and the wider community.

The scheme is to be named “Hazlehurst” after local businessman Thomas Hazlehurst who founded soap and alkali manufacturing company, Hazlehurst & Sons in 1816.

Hazlehurst will help address the future housing need for older people in Halton, which is expected to grow by 10,000 in the coming years.

Live at Hazlehurst

Hazlehurst offers the opportunity for you to rent (subject to eligibility) an apartment or buy through Shared Ownership. Visit our dedicated Hazlehurst sales and rental page. 

News and updates from Hazlehurst

Hazlehurst opening
  • News
  • Tue, 21/02/2023

Hazlehurst 'officially' opens its doors

The Mayor of Halton, Councillor Mark Dennett officially opened Hazlehurst yesterday afternoon, with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by development and borough partners, to share in the celebration. 

hazlehurst independent living scheme in sandymoor, runcorn
  • News
  • Fri, 11/11/2022

Halton Housing takes ownership of Hazlehurst

Eager customers have already been reserving their shared ownership apartments and more than 14 offers for affordable rent have been made.

Representatives from Halton Housing and Vistry Partnerships following a site visit to Hazlehurst independent living scheme earlier this week.
  • News
  • Wed, 15/09/2021

Signed, Now Sealed, and Soon to be Delivered…

Construction works are well underway and progressing with pace at our ‘Hazlehurst’ development – a new 100-home independent living scheme. 

Hazlehurst July 2022
  • News
  • Tue, 12/07/2022

New images show rapid progress at Hazlehurst independent living scheme

Hazlehurst is our largest independent living scheme to date.