Aylesford, River Medway

Aylesford
Aylesford
Aylesford
Aylesford

Project Brief

To develop an 85 bed care home on a challenging brownfield site that was previously used as an oil storage depot. Consideration is needed as the site is located within flood zone 3, beside the River Medway.

Outcome

Set beside the River Medway in Aylesford, this care home comprises an 85 bed care home over three storeys. The design has been optimised for the sites flood zone 3 zoning with, under croft parking spaces and communal amenities on the ground floor and resident bedrooms to the upper floors out of reach of any potential flood waters.

Details

Client:

Dewmist House

Value:

£12.7m

Scope of Services:

RIBA Stages 0-3

Programme:

Planning permission end 2022

Site Area:

0.465 Ha (1.16 Acres)

Total m2:

5,060 m2

Accommodation:

85 bed care home

Neil Rutland, Associate Director, Carless + Adams

“Considering the landscape and environment in our design meant that while we ensured the building was secure to any impacts from the nearby River Medway, we were also able to provide benefit to the residents of the beautiful vista.”

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