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Castleoak breaks new ground with £6m care home development for One Housing
One Housing

Castleoak, the specialist construction and development partner for care and retirement living, has announced a £6m turnkey care home development in Chelmsford. The deal is Castleoak’s first with leading housing association One Housing. The home will be marketed under One Housing’s new luxury senior living brand Baycroft.

Commenting on the new development, Andrew Winstanley, Care Home Project Director at One Housing said: “Baycroft homes will offer outstanding care, service and facilities for residents in a luxury environment. With Castleoak’s experience in the sector, we are certain that they will deliver the high quality homes we expect for our expanding portfolio.”

Doug Jones, Development Director at Castleoak said “We identified and acquired an attractive development site in Chelmsford for One Housing then achieved planning permission. We look forward to now delivering a care home that meet the aspirations of the Baycroft brand and our purpose to deliver quality living space for customers.”

The new 64-bed care home, designed and built by Castleoak will include pre-fabricated timber frame manufactured at Castleoak’s in-house factory. Built to BREEAM Very Good standard, the home will open in autumn 2017 offering nursing and specialist dementia care.

L-R in main photograph: Andrew Winstanley, One Housing Care Home Project Director, and Doug Jones, Castleoak Development Director

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