construction specialist Seddon is starting work this month on a new £4.2
million luxury care home in Edgbaston, Birmingham, for leading care home provider
70-bed care home will be built at the former site of the Birmingham Central
Synagogue in Pershore Road. The former synagogue building will be demolished
and the four-storey care facility built in its place. The Central Synagogue
itself is relocating to newly renovated premises next-door with funds released
from the sale of the old site to Gracewell Healthcare.
Architects Pozzoni have taken forward the
earlier design by Gracewell to finalise the scheme. When complete, the new home
will combine boutique hotel interior design with leading-edge dementia and
innovative specialist care facilities and services.
like boutique hotels, which have become very popular in recent years, the home
will be defined by its style, warmth, homely experience and intimacy.
many innovative features the new home will include a luxurious hair and beauty
spa, a nail bar, a chic cafe, a library and will have WiFi access throughout
is due to commence this month (August) and the care home is set to be completed
in October 2014.
Gilman, pre-construction manager for Seddon, said: "This project will create elegant
and modern care home accommodation, built to the very exacting standards
expected by Gracewell. Seddon has an excellent track record in the care home
sector and we are delighted to be working with the Gracewell team and their
advisors Fed3 Projects Limited on this major new project.”
Curtis, chief executive of Gracewell Healthcare, said the new home would serve
all of the people of Edgbaston.
said: "We are creating a new type of care home, one that mixes luxury interiors
and surroundings with the highest levels of care, compassion and integrity.
look forward to welcoming the people of Edgbaston into our new home and helping
them to care for their loved ones in their old age.”