A safer place in a difficult environment

Arkhomes
Arkhomes
Arkhomes
Arkhomes
Arkhomes
Arkhomes

Multipurpose and Adaptable Solutions
Provided by Arkhomes

Build concept opens up to a wide range of housing / commercial needs

Humanitarian

Selection of possible uses:
  • Those displaced in humanitarian crisis – warzone, field campus, natural disasters;
  • Medical aid centre setup – worldwide;
  • Housing military personnel and military repatriates;
  • Overspill accommodation for schooling / education purposes; and Homeless.

Domestic

Selection of possible uses:
  • Starter homes for young adults – as a small build initially;
  • Space for extended family;
  • One-off cost for homes for seniors living with family – build could be in family garden, costs are now impossibly so high to live in a care home;
  • Study in private garden / exercise / yoga / Pilates room, meditation etc;
  • Guest accommodation / children's play area / storage;
  • Solution for those who really want to live a simple, uncomplicated life (active choice).

Commercial

Selection of possible uses:
  • Glamping /holiday chalets – UK and abroad;
  • Overspill accommodation generally;
  • Accommodation for essential public service workers - hospital and teaching personnel.

Adaptable

  • Arkhome modules can be constructed in individual parts to suit customer / living space requirements and build-cost budget;
  • Can be constructed quickly in approximately 1-2 days (dependant on size required).
  • Access easily and quickly modified for disabled and the elderly; and
  • Construction can be amended to suit climate / geographical location i.e. a tropical version will also be developed.

What Arkhomes are

Watch our video below:

ArkHomes from Luke Cameron on Vimeo.

The Arkhome Concept has been designed to meet an ever-growing national/international need for readily available low cost accommodation and its key features are:

Roy Turner, Founder of Arkhomes, is pleased to convey the recent granting of Patent No. 1604202.0 for his invention of modular housing/accommodation.

He looks forward to working in association with gfirstLEP, The Growth Hub and the University of Gloucestershire to receive support and professional expertise. Key assistance areas of funding, marketing and strategy will greatly help to progress and realise this unique humanitarian endeavour.

There are 1.15 million families on Council waiting lists for social housing in the U.K.

BBC News | 12 Aug 2018

There are 3750 recorded persons sleeping rough every night in the UK - but there are many more unrecorded.

BBC News | 11 Aug 2018

30 thousand new homes for low, affordable rent ARE NOT being built each year - so that low-paid workers are forced into high private sector rentals - which increases poverty in the U.K.

Katie Schmucker of Rowntree Foundation | Aug 2018

Flood damage can occur almost anywhere in the USA.
There are 820 sites known in the UK that are prone to flooding. 540 of these have no or minimal defences – even after the recent floods last year.
Only 280 are protected but are not 'guaranteed'.
Future UK storms are predicted to be so much worse than before.

BBC News | 8 Sept 2016

7.6 K people living alone – creating loneliness epidemic.
73 K people in temporary accommodation.
3.5 K on the Streets (no fixed abode).
300K people on Council – housing waiting lists.
90 K Children are homeless in in the UK.
"Living on a knife edge & wanting to be safe".

BBC Horizon | Newsnight 2016 Background Figures

As of November 2017 homeless and occupants of tempororary accommodation now exceed 250 K and rising.

BBC News

Past drought and flooding in Australia covering area equivalent to Germany and France combined.

Referring to my past 2014 Statements "what are we going to do?"

Diasters cause homelessness as this picture from the Daily Mail highlights

Flooding creates demand for temporary accommodation