Care home is a catalyst for regeneration of brickworks

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

Preston is looking to benefit from major regeneration scheme following the start of a new care home being built for Lancashire County Council (LCC). Building firm John Turner & Sons has already started work on the new £4 million residential care home for elderly people, which is part of Cottam Hall Properties’ £80 million redevelopment of the former brickworks in Cottam. The home will provide 45 residential care places and 25 day care places for older people, particularly those who have problems due to failing mental health and conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. Significantly, the LCC has accepted the new care home as the affordable housing aspect of the brickworks development. LCC cabinet member for adult and community services, Councillor Chris Cheetham, said the new care home would act as a catalyst for further regeneration in this part of Preston. “Improvements to the area will make this a better place to live for residents of the care home and I’m sure they will appreciate any new local am

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