Brunelcare finishes at Fishponds

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

Bristol-based not-for-profit provider Brunelcare has completed the structural construction of its £6.5 million very sheltered housing project in the Fishponds area of Bristol, celebrating with a topping out ceremony. Working in partnership with Bristol City Council, and with additional funding from the Housing Corporation, Colliers Gardens will provide homes for about 70 older people in 23 two-bedroom and 27 one-bedroom self-contained homes, specifically designed to facilitate independent living. Colliers Gardens will incorporate a range of community facilities, including communal areas with kitchen, dining area and living room, training and therapy room, buggy store with recharging points (plus recharging points outside each of the homes), launderette, hairdressers and a shop. Internally, the ground floor has been designed to resemble a street scene, with external finishes and glass funnels to allow in natural daylight, and a street-style café. Colliers Gardens is the second very sheltered housing scheme f

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