Go ahead for Dukinfield scheme


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

Altrincham-based architecture practice Pozzoni has received planning permission for a new build extracare residential scheme in Dukinfield.

The approved development in Ravensfield by New Charter Housing Trust Group, will replace an existing four-storey bed sit development with a contemporary 31 extra care apartment scheme with communal spaces and landscaped gardens. Work is due to start on site in March 2010.

Pozzoni architects, who work internationally on designing accommodation for older people, have designed a building that complements the existing surroundings and also caters for the changing needs of the proposed residents.   The design creates a safe and secure environment where individuals and the wider community can enjoy communal facilities. Residents will benefit from the privacy of their own flat entrance whilst having the security of 24-hour staff support.

The development has been designed on a site with considerable level changes and will consist of a n





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

A weary sense of deja vu

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

So we are to be favoured with a Green Paper sometime next summer.

Theresa May’s insistence on the importance of an...

It’s a hard, hard world

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A recent survey has found that 63% of the general public believe the NHS provides social care and 42% think...

Sign-up and pay, or perhaps pay more

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

There are powerful arguments why carers working at night in small specialist care facilities should be paid their full hourly...