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Darren Heffer, Director

BA (Hons) BArch (Hons). RIBA
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Darren joined Saunders Boston in 2012 and became a Director in 2014 bringing with him over 20 years of architectural experience. Working nationally across multiple sectors and on projects ranging from £100k to £50m+,  Darren has procured schemes that are both publicly and privately funded.  Specialising in the Residential and Care sector, Darren has expertise in all forms of housing, be it private, social or specialist projects for individuals living with varying forms of physical and/or mental health conditions.

Select Care Project Experience

  • Care/Retirement Village, Suffolk, Sanctuary - £50m+
  • 69 Flat Extra Care Housing & Learning Difficulty units, Gravesend, Sanctuary - £9m
  • 55 Bed Dementia Care Home, Oadby, Methodist Homes for the Aged/Winvic - £4.5m
  • 108 Flat Extra Care Housing, South Oxhey, Housing 21 - £11m
  • 55 Flat Extra Care Housing, Bury St. Edmunds, BPHA/SDC - £5.5m
  • 60 Flat Extra Care Housing & Respite units, Basildon, Sanctuary/Bramall - £6m
  • 50 Flat Extra Care Housing, Peterborough, Hanover - £5m
  • 60 Bed Residential Home, Cambridge, Sanctuary - £3.5m
  • 32 Flat Extra Care Housing and Day Centre, Brandon, Orbit/Mansell - £3m
  • 40 Flat Extra Care Housing, Ixworth, e2 Group/ESH - £4.5m
  • 40 Flat Extra Care Housing, Huntingdon, Luminus Group - £3.5m
  • 40 Flat Extra Care Housing, Linton, Sanctuary/SDC - £4.5m
  • 32 Flat Extra Care Housing, Bury St Edmunds, Orbit/Morgan Sindall - £2.5m
  • 60 Flat Extra Care Housing, Doddington, Sanctuary/SDC - £5.5m
  • Care/Retirement Village, Bedfordshire, confidential client - £40m+
     

Select Residential Project Experience

  • 75 unit Private and Affordable Housing, Cambridge, Almaren - £9m
  • Affordable Housing Framework, Cambridge City Council. Keepmoat - £30m
  • 49 unit Affordable Housing, Southend. Guinness Trust - £4.9m
  • Private & Affordable Housing, Stotfold, Grand Union/Lovell - £5.5m
  • Supported Housing, Ferndown, Abbeyfield - £3m
  • Dual Sensory Loss project, Stowupland, Sense UK/ESH - £2.5m
  • Affordable Housing, Maulden. Grand Union Housing/Bramall Construction - £1.5m
  • Homeless & Mental Health Accom, Waterbeach. Sanctuary/South Cambs DC - £3.5m
  • Private & Affordable Housing, Shelford. Manhatten Corporation/Wrenbridge - £1.5m
  • Affordable Housing, March, Sanctuary - £3.5m
  • Affordable Housing, Stowupland, e2 Group/ESH - £1.5m
  • Private residence, Newmarket, confidential client - £9.5m
  • Private residence, London, confidential client - £3m
  • Private residence, Inverinate, Scotland - £7.5m
  • Private residence, Newmarket, confidential client - £5m
  • Private residence, Fordham, Cambridgeshire, confidential client - £90k
     

Community / Leisure Projects

  • Community Centre and Sports facilities, Cambridge, Isleham Parish Council - £1.5m
  • Town (Memorial) Hall, Newmarket - £1m
  • Town Hall, Soham, Cambridgeshire - £1m
  • Sports Pavilion, Bedford - £250k
     

Education Projects

  • Student Accommodation and Day Nursery, Queens College, Cambridge
  • Sports Hall and Teaching facilities, St. Faiths Private school, Cambridge
  • Bullard Laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University
  • Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Botanic Gardens, Cambridge
     

Commercial / Industrial Projects

  • Incubator units, Axis Point, Hemel Hempstead
  • Gateway 11, Wymondham, Norfolk
  • Royal Mail, Bury St Edmunds
     

Member of:

  • CIH
  • Housing Learning Improvement Network (Housing LIN)
  • Cambridgeshire NHS / PCT Extra Care Commissioning Group

Darren Heffer, Director

Eastern Gate House
119 Newmarket Road
Cambridge
CB5 8HA

t.01223 367733
e.office@saundersboston.co.uk