Developer scales-down project in wake of protests


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

A developer has been required to scale down the size of a proposed new care home development in Derby following protests from local residents.

The Sandstone group had initially proposed a 100-place care home in Kingscroft, Allestree. However, residents complained over a lack of infrastructure and a lack of parking.

As a result a modified plan has been put forward with a care home catering f





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