Fremantle Trust buys a new head office
The Fremantle Trust, which operates in Buckinghamshire, Barnet, Bedfordshire, Harrow and Maidenhead (and is the largest single care provider in both Buckinghamshire and Barnet), is moving into a new headquarters building.
Aylesbury-based Fremantle has been operating since 1992, when it was set up by Buckinghamshire County Council in order to externalise its care provision. Fremantle has contracts with the local authorities in region to provide social care for older people and people with a learning disability. It also sells private rooms in its care homes for older people.
Chief executive Carole Sawyers said the Trust to date had rented its office premises.
‘This new headquarters, on the Rabans Lane Industrial Estate, is being purchased by the organisation,’ said Ms Sawyers. ‘As our tenancy was approaching the lease break point we researched the market and discovered that if we bought a building it would actually cost us less, over a number of years, than paying rent on our existing