Property developers Aitch Group have made the decision to reopen all of the company’s marketing suites and show homes, effective from the 14th of May 2020. This decision has been made following the publication of the UK Housing Secretary’s Housing Market ReStart and Safe Working Charter updates.Aitch Group will reopen their marketing suites and show homes to the general public, ensuring new anti-Coronavirus safeguarding and social distancing procedures are put in place. Across their large portfolio of new homes in London, Aitch Group will be following the new anti-Coronavirus safeguarding procedures to ensure the developer are doing all they can in order to keep viewings as safe as possible.
Aitch Group highlight that all staff will be briefed and aware of the required necessary safety precautions that must be undertaken before, after and during viewings. These precautions are inclusive of antibacterial gel being provided to potential buyers and staff on arrival, which will be used alongside antibacterial hand wipes, face masks and gloves being provided to all parties, that are to be worn throughout the entire viewing, and a two-metre social distancing signage within the show apartments and marketing suites, as well as externally where required.The developer will only be allowing one viewing to take place at a time, with minimal attendees allowed within the show apartment or marketing suite, keeping higher-risk homeowners out of the show home or marketing suite during the time of a viewing. Risk assessments will also continually be reviewed throughout viewings.
Aitch Group also highlight that their marketing suites and show homes provide ample space for social distancing, insuring that the safety of staff and client will be maintained throughout viewings. These measures will all be followed meticulously, with Aitch Group ensuring that if they feel heightened safety measures are required, these will be introduced immediately.
In addition to their marketing suites and show homes being opened, Aitch Group are also offering virtual viewings, where potential buyers are provided with a 360-degree virtual tour accessible through a simple link that the buyer can open on their electronic device, from anywhere at any time.These safety procedures will be put into place across Aitch Group’s portfolio of residential and commercial developments. Eagle Wharf Road, Hoxton, is an impressive mixed-use scheme, providing stylish and sustainable Hackney work and living spaces. Inclusive of commercial floor space and 36-warehouse-style apartments, Eagle Wharf Road is located off New North Road and provides excellent transport links, with apartments available from £665,000.The Old School House in Chobham is a luxury gated development of 14 homes, nestled in the green heartland of Surrey. Formerly Flexlands school, the properties in The Old School House will benefit from communal lifestyle amenities and open spaces, set to encourage social cohesion and community living. Properties in the scheme are available from £850,000.
Hollyoak House in Loughton was originally occupied by the Royal Mail, and is now set to be transformed into the ideal retirement development. Accessed via a private route from the High Road, Hollyoak House is a scheme of 29 exclusive retirement living apartments, with properties available from £400,000. “Chelsea Reynolds, Director at Aitch Group said, “Aitch Group are delighted to be reopening our marketing suites and show homes to the general public, and are committed to insuring that the safety of all parties is maintained throughout all viewings. After reviewing the UK Housing Secretary’s Housing Market Restart and Safe Working Charter updates, we have put several safety measures in place to insure we are making viewings as safe as possible, for both our staff and clients.”