Guardian Care Homes buys Nuneaton construction firm

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

Guardian Care Homes (UK) Ltd has acquired its own construction company to work on renovations and extensions to its growing chain of homes. One of the UK’s largest privately-owned groups of care homes, Guardian has purchased the Robinson Bros Partnership, a construction and joinery company, based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. All 15 employees of the company- now renamed Robinson Bros (UK) Ltd -including its former partners, brothers Malcolm and Dave Robinson, have now been taken on by Guardian. Gary Hartland, chairman of Guardian, said: ‘Caring is our core business but it makes sense for us also to bring in-house some of the support services that we need for our homes. The care homes we have been acquiring are usually very attractive, country house style buildings – but they often need renovation, conversion or extension to provide 21st century accommodation. The construction firm is now looking to recruit six new staff members to handle the growing volume of work for Guardian, which estimates it will carry out

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