Bedford Charter House, Kimbolton Road, Bedford
Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2PU
72 Bed Care Home
Commencement: November 2013
Completion: January 2015
42 no. 1 & 2 Bed Apartments
Commencement: May 2015
Completion: January 2017
Client: Bedford Citizen Housing Association
The works comprised of site remediation, demolition of existing properties coupled with asbestos removal.
Phase 1 was the provision of a 72 bed care home with full club house facilities. Phase 2 followed completion of Phase 1 with the decanting of the existing building into the new home enabling demolition of the original Bedford Charter House. This allowed for the construction of 42 serviced extra-care apartments, day space / lounges and assisted bathrooms being spread over 3 floors.
Both phases were of traditional construction, brick and block and rendered panels, PCC floors and stairs, trussed rafter roof design, UPVC windows and doors and aluminium curtain walling feature entrance.
Mechanical, electrical, sprinkler, and full air-conditioned systems have been provided.