Client: Shaw Healthcare (West Sussex) Limited
Location: Southway, Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Year Completed: 2008
Architect: Pentan Architects
Contract Value: £17m
A sixty-bedroom care home in six ten-bed units with a twenty-place day care centre, ancillary offices, laundry and kitchen.
Constructed on the site of a demolished former children’s home, as a two-storey timber framed building on conventional foundations. Forest View was one of twelve new residential care home projects in West Sussex.
Project Challenges included:
- Checking and monitoring of the timber frame design and construction.
- Design and detail of the roads, access, external works and drainage.
- The foundations, which included vibro-improvement to suit the ground conditions and cost-efficiency.
Gyoury Self provided full structural and civil engineering services.
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