£19.8m village for Merseyside

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Plans for a retirement village in St Helens, Merseyside, were finalised in January after partners agreed to start work on the £19.8m flagship development. Following three years of intense development work, partners, St Helens Housing Association, St Helens Council and The ExtraCare Charitable Trust, signed their final contracts to build a 206 unit retirement village for 300 older people on 8.57 acres of land in St Helens¹ Rainhill area. Warrington builder Cruden Construction has been awarded a £16m contract to build the development, working from plans drawn up by architect Hulme Upright. Work on the site will start in March, and is expected to be complete by Autumn 2004. The partners confirmed that the three-storey development will include 174 flats and 32 bungalows, each self-contained with a choice of one or two bedrooms, ranging from 50sqm-64sqm in size. Care will be available as and when required, with full 24-hour care support for those who need it. Also confirmed, was the inclusion of much-wanted cen

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