Former vicarage converted to 45-bed home

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

Castleoak Construction has completed a £1.8 million care home providing accommodation for more than 40 elderly residents in south Birmingham. The South Wales-based specialist healthcare contractor was appointed by Yardley Great Trust to design and build a 45-bedroom home on the site of Yardley¹s former vicarage in a quiet residential area of the city. Residents have now moved in from the Trust¹s former home, the facilities of which failed to meet national minimum standards. Castleoak chairman Mel Knight said that, throughout the project, the company and the Trust worked closely with the Yardley community and the local authority¹s conservation officer to ensure the development had local support. “As the site on Vicarage Road was located in a conservation area and was heavily wooded, it was important to ensure the design was sympathetic to its surroundings,” Mr Knight said. “The project had been hailed a success by all involved. We are delighted to have been able to help Yardley Great Trust address the issu

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