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The

Agnes Hunt Village

Project

ÂŁ1 million appeal

modernising a bespoke housing complex for people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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The

Agnes Hunt Village

Project

A ground-breaking project...

1952 28 new bungalows Bespoke housing for people with disabilities

Derwen College is a national specialist residential college in north Shropshire for young adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The college was founded in 1927 by Dame Agnes Hunt, a pioneer who provided training and work opportunities for people with a disability to live independently The ‘Bungalows Project’ was the final dream Dame Agnes Hunt of the late Dame Agnes Hunt who wanted to create a village settlement for people with disabilities. Sadly, she died before work began on the village but those who knew and worked with her, ensured that her last dream was realised. 1954 - the first residents moved in and the story begins...


Derwen College is changing...

70 years on our students need modern homes

After nearly seven decades of constant use, it is time for change. We propose to upgrade, refurbish and modernise the bungalows to better suit our students now and for the future.

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“I like to invite my friends around for lunch - I can make an amazing cup of tea by myself” The

Agnes Hunt Village

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independent “With support, I can learn to become more independent”


“I like to make my home look pretty” The stepping stone to

living “Living in the bungalows gives me confidence, life skills and independence”


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Our Plans Wheelchair accessible homes En suite wetrooms Open plan living space Enhanced security technology Improved energy efficiency


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The

Agnes Hunt Village

Project

ÂŁ1 million appeal

Make a donation Organise a fundraising event - we can support you

Spread the word - do you know anyone who could help? Visit us to find out more!

www.agneshuntappeal.co.uk

agneshuntappeal@derwen.ac.uk

Derwen College Gobowen Oswestry Shropshire SY11 3JA 01691 661234


The

Agnes Hunt Village

Project

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The Agnes Hunt Village Project appeal.

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