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Dandara changing the landscape of Hemel Hempstead

PUBLISHED: 08:33 19 August 2010 | UPDATED: 17:44 20 February 2013

Dandara changing the landscape of Hemel Hempstead

Dandara changing the landscape of Hemel Hempstead

Award-winning developer Dandara Ltd is proud to announce construction is underway on the brand new pedestrian bridge that will form a spectacular addition to Image, Hemel Hempstead's iconic new development.

Award-winning developer Dandara Ltd is proud to announce construction has begun on the brand new pedestrian bridge that will form a spectacular addition to Image, Hemel Hempsteads iconic new development.

The modern-design bridge named in memory of Alfie Morland, features an innovative design with a single span cable structure that will become an impressive landmark for the area. The bridge will lead across the Leighton Buzzard road with a span of 39 metres and a memorial plaque will be positioned at the centre of the bridge in honour of Alfie.

Michelle Harris, Sales Director for Dandara Ltd comments: We have now started the construction on this fantastic addition to Image which will further enhance the developments already impressive visual impact. The foot-bridge will be a great addition to the local area and will make it much safe for residents and locals to cross over the roads. With construction now started the bridge will be finished and ready for use in September.

Alfie Morland passed away following a terminal illness in 2007 and the decision to name the bridge was taken by Brett Leahy a friend of the Morland family and Planning Adviser for the local council for the Image development.

Alfies father, Rob Morland, commented: To have a bridge named after Alfie, is something special to us and obviously not many people have the honour of this, and we would like to express our thanks to Brett Leahy and Dandara for giving us something else to remember him.

Since his death we set up an umbrella fund under the Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust and have to date raised over 65,000 to fund a research project into the type of tumour that Alfie died from.

Dandara is currently transforming the historic former Kodak Tower, into a selection of 254 one and two-bedroom apartments and penthouses and will also feature landscaped gardens and a range of shops and office accommodation. The building is a well-known landmark in the area and is Hemel Hempsteads tallest building meaning apartments benefit from breathtaking panoramic views over fabulous countryside as well as plenty of living space and high-specification interiors.

All apartments at the KD Tower at Image benefit from luxury interiors and high specification finishes in all bathrooms and living areas. Stylish downlighters in the bathrooms combine with white contemporary sanitaryware offering a relaxing environment to unwind. The designer kitchens feature Hansgrohe fittings with high specification appliances and the spacious living areas benefit from floor to ceiling windows maximising the use of natural light throughout the apartments.

Video door entry systems, passenger lifts to all floors and a concierge service demonstrates the modern lifestyle on offer and centered round a communal landscaped piazza, and the newly constructed footbridge will link the piazza to the new Riverside shopping centre.

Centrally located, Image is at the heart of Hemel Hempstead, located a few minutes from Riverside shopping centre and Hemel Hempstead railway station, where regular trains to London Euston take under 30 minutes. Residents at Image will also benefit from a car club and a peak hours bus service to Hemel Hempstead station for the exclusive use of Images residents.

Apartments in the KD Tower at Image start from 165,000. For further information contact the Sales & Marketing Suite on Tel: 01442 838 120 or visit


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