Bardsley Sign Contract For Fernbank Drive, Bradford

The £10.4m project consist of a traditional build construction to provide 47 self-contained apartments and 30 dementia flats together with a day centre for community use. The facility will also provide communal facilities for the residents inclusive of dining, catering, hair and beauty, laundry, meeting lounges, treatment rooms and a shop.

The 7800m2 building over 7 floors will provide a modern living environment for the residents and provide first class care and treatment for all the occupants and visitors, not just internally but externally too with the extensive hard and soft landscape gardens and features together with roof terraces providing further social meeting space.

The construction of the building will consist of a number of concrete retaining walls structures to accommodate the sloping site levels, the external envelope of the building is predominately pitched faced cast stone and render with aluminium and composite window and curtain walling.

A fit our programme of works to the communal areas inclusive of the shop, laundry and kitchen will also be undertaken within the overall 87 week building programme.

The development is a real landmark project for Bardsley in Yorkshire. A scheme that was competitively tendered under a traditional single stage procurement process in tough competition within the market place amongst a number of national contractors.

The contract will be administered under a JCT 2011 standard Building contact with Quantities which will see us responsible for a number of elements of the design such as the precast floors and stairs, the curtain walling and windows, and the green roof to name a few.

Our Client on this project is The Abbeyfield Society, who are based in St Albans, Hertfordshire, They are a national charity that provides housing, support and care for people at different stages of later life.

Architect: Brewster Bye
Structural and Civil Engineer: Bland and Swift
M&E Services: BES Consulting Engineers
Client: The Abbeyfield Society Ltd