Caddick wins £23m Lancaster extra care homes job

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
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Caddick Construction has secured a £23m contract to deliver Lancaster’s first extra care facility on behalf of Progress Housing Group.
Groundwork is now getting underway in advance of main works on the 92-unit extra care scheme which is slated for completion in May 2025.

Two existing buildings at the site will also be converted into 16 one and two-bedroom general needs flats.

Additional features such as assisted bathing, spa bathing, hairdressing facility, a games room, roof terraces and a laundry room will also be incorporated. 

Extra care facility designed by DAT Architectural and M&E engineer Futureserv

Building on Caddick’s existing healthcare portfolio, this development will boost the provision of specialist residential care for those aged 55 and over in Lancaster, providing a safe and comfortable space for those requiring varying levels of care. 
External work will include alterations and remodelling of the existing and stone boundary wall, landscaping, a car park with EV charging points, restoration of all historial sandstone buildings and the installation of external lighting. 

Ian Threadgold, Managing Director of Caddick Construction for the North West said the latest scheme built on a range of extra care construction projects, including the delivery of Carlisle Healthcare Centre, on behalf of United Healthcare Developments.

This scheme saw the creation of a BREEAM Outstanding development, making the building the most sustainable primary care centre in the country.

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