Lawrence Baker

The Close - Burcot

Client:Cavendish Close Limited Value:£2.6 million Category:51 bed nursing home together with demolition of previous home and integration of remaining wings. Programme: Phase 1:44 weeks (completed 3 weeks early) Phase 2:47 weeks (completed 4 weeks early) Phase 3:52 weeks (completed 7 weeks early)

The redevelopment of the Close Nursing Home was broken down into 3 phases.

Phase one involved the construction of twenty bedrooms together with all ancillary staff areas, kitchen, laundry and plantroom. There was a partial basement construction enclosing all ancillary areas. During this phase the mains services to the existing home were transferred to the new home and replaced with modern supplies.

On completion the existing patients from one of the original buildings were transferred to the new home.

Phase two commenced with the demolition of the existing home and the subsequent construction of an additional 21 bedrooms linked to phase 1.

Phase three also commenced with the demolition of the final existing wing and the construction of 31 additional care beds, 8 ABI beds, together with a stunning new entrance and market leading communal facilities.

The completed home was officially opened Boris Johnson - The Mayor of London. The home was also a finalist in the Care Home Design Awards.

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