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Intergenerational Care Scheme Planning Approved

The mutual benefits of intergenerational care are undoubtedly huge. For the elderly, the interaction with a younger generation reduces feelings of isolation or depression whilst providing purpose to their day. For the younger children their language, social skills and literacy can be vastly improved. The overall mental stimulation hugely benefits both parties who can also …

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Improving fire and life safety

The Architects Registration Board has released a statement of intent to improve fire and life-safety competence standards for architects. This has followed the draft Building Safety Bill that was published on 20th July 2020 which aims to remedy the systematic issues identified by Dame Judith Hackitt by improving the whole regulatory system for building safety following the Grenfell fire tragedy.

Lancing Specialist Care Home

Planning application for specialist care home in Lancing, West Sussex

Carless + Adams have just submitted a planning application for a new 66 bed care home in Lancing, West Sussex for Vesta Care, part of Anavo Capital. This will be dedicated to residents with varying types of dementia and care needs, and will replace the existing 30 bed care home that exists on the site. The new care home …

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Lancing Care home

Our first virtual Parish Council meeting for a care home in Lancing

On the 29th July we held our first virtual presentation via Zoom to the Lancing Parish Council. It was also broadcast for the benefit of parish residents, via FaceBook live. After some slight technical hitches it went of smoothly with both Melissa and Gordon presenting the scheme to the councillors, who asked a lot of pertinent …

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Government extends planning permission expiry

The Government has recently reviewed legislation in relation to planning permission and the impact of Coronavirus after pressure was applied by building industry groups asking for an extension. Recognising that the pandemic has caused delays to construction, planning permission that had an expiry date between 23rd March 2020 (start of the UK’s lockdown) and 31st December 2020 will be automatically extended to 1st April 2021.