£2.8m contract for Castleoak

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

Specialist healthcare contractor Castleoak Construction has been awarded a £2.8 million contract to build a community health facility in Herefordshire. The South Wales-based company has been appointed by Ledbury Heath Ltd, a subsidiary of Cardiff-based Shaw Homes, to build the facility on the former site of the cattle market in Ledbury town centre. The new three-storey building will contain, as well as a nursing home, a doctors¹ surgery, dental surgery, pharmacy, social services accommodation and an outpatients clinic with facilities for radiology, physiotherapy, chiropody, minor injuries and operations, and consulting rooms. Accommodation will be provided for 46 care home residents in single, en suite bedrooms, and for 14 hospital patients in single and twin rooms. In addition to the normal day space there will be a café and activity room intended to be valuable social facilities for residents and patients, visitors and staff. Castleoak chairman Melville Knight said work on the project, which was being fi

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