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Abbots Wood Extra Care Village, Chester

“They have become leaders in the construction of Extra Care Developments and their expertise is a real benefit.” - Lorraine Donnelly, Director of Development – Your Housing Group

Project: Abbots Wood Extra Care Village

Employer: Your Housing Group

Procurement Framework: Innovation Chain North West

Location: Chester

Value: £14.1m

Programme: 97 weeks

Works Description: Abbots Wood Extra Care Village is a Design and Construction Contract of a new extra care retirement village for over 55’s catering for a range of care needs.

The scheme provides 131 apartments over two linked building, offering for a blend of tenures; outright sale; shared ownership and rent with each self-contained apartment finished to the highest standard.  

The village offers residents a fitness suite, hair dressing salon, launderette, day care lounge, summerhouse, craft rooms, ICT suite, roof terrace, greenhouse and a bistro. The project was designed and constructed to Code for Sustainable Homes level 3  and achieved Secured by Design accreditation. 

Group Delivery Company: Cruden Construction Ltd