Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Live Project | Duncote Nursing Home


Unique Design Care Facility in Fantastic
 Rural Setting
Towcester, Northamptonshire


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  • Minster Care Group
  • Healthcare
  • Traditional
  • Tender/ Negotiation
  • Towcester, Northamptonshire
  • Circa £3 - £4m












The Project

A New Build 47 Bed facility for Elderly Care. Build alongside an old stone built period property in extensive landscaped gardens this project will provide stunning views across open countryside for the residents to enjoy. The project consists of a Basement area for staff facilities, plant and back of house facilities. Ground and First floor area accommodate entrance and reception, admin, open and welcoming day spaces together with resident bedrooms and facilities.
The Build will take a traditional construction format with a concreted tanked basement, metal deck upper floors with insitu concrete slabs. Reconstituted Stone faced cavity walls with timber flat roof. The windows will create a fenestration that is unique with large larch framed glazed areas and timber ventilated shutters for ventilation. A larch solar shade with be provided to ensure specific areas are shaded for resident comfort.


The Challenge


Excessive tree restrictions to be maintained and worked within.Isolated site, rural location.
Challenging site access and build logistics.
Ensuring the adjacent occupied care environment is not compromised and resident/ relative comfort is maintained.

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