Castleoak secures fast track planning consent


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

One of the UK¹s leading healthcare design and construction specialists has secured planning permission for a dementia care scheme in Derbyshire just three months after being appointed to design the development. Cardiff-based Castleoak Construction was appointed by MHA Care Group in June to design build and furnish the 45-bed care home in Ripley, a small market town outside Derby. It will accommodate older people living with dementia and will alleviate some of the difficulties in providing dementia care in the Amber Valley area. The development is being undertaken by MHA in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and Greater Derby Primary Care Trust. Castleoak worked quickly through the feasibility and design stages and secured planning permission by the end of September. The start on site in October was marked by a turf cutting ceremony undertaken by Derby County Football Club manager John Gregory. Due for completion next summer, the single-storey care home has been designed to accommodate three clusters,





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