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New 60-bedroom care home to be built in Fulwood

Posted on - 22nd December, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Hulton House Care Home Pic: Google
The new care’s neighbours will include Hulton House Pic: Google

A new care home is to be built on land off Lightfoot Green Lane in Fulwood.

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The development will have 60 bedrooms set over two and three storeys, and a roof garden.

Facilities will include a coffee and library area, hairdressers, cinema rooms, an IT/games room, hobbies rooms and sensory hubs.

Lightfoot Green Lane care home design Pic: Red Apple Design
The care home will be set over two and three storeys Pic: Red Apple Design

The site is surrounded by Preston Grasshoppers RFC to the north, Hulton House Residential Care Home to the east, Lightfoot Lane to the south, and Fulwood Amateurs FC to the west.

Junction at Lightfoot Lane and Wychnor Pic: Google
The care home will be built on land north of Lightfoot Lane near the junction with Wychnor Pic: Google

The care home itself will be centrally located within the 0.37 hectare site, with landscaping and planting around the edges. There will be 20 car park spaces and ten bicycle spaces.

The care home will employ 30 full-time members of staff, who will work in shift patterns over each 24-hour period.

The Preston City Council Planning Committee approved the application on Thursday 2 December.

The application (06/2021/1169) can be viewed on the Preston City Council website.


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