£5m ‘green’ retirement complex for south coast

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

An energy-efficient retirement complex with low running costs is being built in West Sussex. The £5 million Claremont Lodge development at Fontwell, near Bognor Regis will take 12 months to complete. Chessmann Consulting, of Cardiff, is overseeing the construction of the complex which comprises a 30-bed residential care home, 20 linked garden cottages and related facilities on a three acre site. Claremont Lodge is being developed by Royal Bay Care Homes Ltd, of Bognor Regis, which owns and manages other care homes and retirement apartments for elderly people in Bognor, as well as elsewhere in the South of England and the Midlands. The one and two-bedroom linked garden cottages will include fully fitted ergonomically designed kitchens with user-friendly appliances and other features to maximise safety and provide an economic lifestyle. Each cottage has its own private garden area. The bedrooms within the care home all far exceed National Minimum Standards, with several over 20 square metres. All have full ens

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