With a little ‘extra care’!

RPA are continuing to work with Linc Cymru Housing Association in the expansion of their ExtraCare and Nursing Home portfolio. The latest of three recent projects, all let under the PPC 2000 Form of Contract, where RPA are acting as Client Representative, was handed-over in August. The schemes were:

Linc Cymru’s Glyn Anwen scheme in St. Julian’s, Newport was completed in May 2009 and provided ExtraCare Facilities consisting of 15 No. one bedroom and 26 No. two bedroom flats together with associated communal facilities.

Their Capel Grange Nursing Home scheme at Albion Street, Newport was completed in June 2009 and provided 70 No. resident ensuite bedrooms and 2 No. guest ensuite bedrooms together with associated communal facilities. The scheme also benefits from Solar Hot Water and Rainwater Harvesting technologies.

The ExtraCare Facility at College Road, Ebbw Vale, consisting of 6 No. one bedroom and 35 No. two bedroom flats and associated communal facilities, finished on site in August 2010 and achieved Breeam ‘Very Good’ with the following technologies – Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Hot Water, Thermally efficient building.