Whiteley Village given the go-ahead for extracare unit

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

The Whiteley Homes Trust¹s plan to build a new extracare unit for elderly people at Whiteley Village has moved a step closer with the granting of planning permission and a donation of nearly £4m towards its funding. The Government Office for the South East has given final approval to the charity¹s application for the development of the project. The go-ahead has also been given for its outline planning application for the extension and upgrading of the Village¹s existing 261 cottages. The extracare unit will comprise 49 apartments designed to offer greater independence and lifestyle choice combined with the best supportive elements of residential care The Whiteley facility will be the first of its kind in Elmbridge. The Whiteley Homes Trust has also secured a donation of nearly £4m from the Airways Charitable Trust towards the building of the extracare unit, which is the first stage in a £30 million redevelopment of facilities at Whiteley Village. Whiteley Homes Trust deputy chairman Colin Bardwell said

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