The project involves the design and construction of an 8-storey, 70-bed Extra Care facility in the Millbay area of Plymouth. The flats will comprise a mixture of one and two-bedroom with 60 available for affordable rent and 10 for market sale. Communal facilities include; restaurant / café, residents lounge, quiet and ‘break out’ areas, sensory / therapy room, medical room, hair / beauty salon, library, laundry, reception, admin and office areas.
The design incorporates a glazed central atrium and roof terrace to maximise views. The scheme incorporates Happi principles and dementia friendly design to provide adaptable and attractive dwellings to suit resident’s requirements.
The scheme is energy efficient and targets a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.
Abbeyfield Properties Ltd
JCT Design and Build
CIVIL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEER:
BES Morgan Tucker Ltd