Castleoak is delighted to have won two design and build contracts worth £15m for new customer Retirement Villages Group Ltd. Across two major developments, Castleoak will build 68 one- and two-bed retirement apartments for sale plus a new village centre.
The first contract win is to deliver 49 retirement living apartments, spread across four separate buildings to form phase two of Retirement Villages’ award-winning Charters Village in East Grinstead, West Sussex.
The second contract is at Elmbridge Village, Surrey, where Castleoak will deliver retirement living apartments and a new village centre. The distinctive 1,400sqm village centre will include an auditorium, restaurant, library, bar and doctor’s surgery. Above, Castleoak will build 18 one- and two-bed apartments for sale.
David Phillips, Director of Retirement Villages, says: “Both Charters Village and Elmbridge Village are very significant projects for Retirement Villages and represent our on-going commitment to enhancing our villages through investment. We know Castleoak delivers quality, which for us and our residents is really important.
“Our ambitious development plans include two new projects and further planning permissions for our existing villages. We’re looking forward to working with Castleoak and building a long-term relationship.”
Castleoak’s Managing Director of Construction, Craig Currie, says: “We’re delighted to be working with Retirement Villages to develop its portfolio.
“Castleoak is uniquely placed to share its specialist care and retirement living design and build expertise with Retirement Villages. Our focus is on refining designs and driving efficiencies throughout the construction programme. Our aim is to make the whole project delivery process smooth – all designed to support our customer’s sales objectives.”
Construction of both retirement village developments started in January 2015 will complete early 2016.