GALSWORTHY HOUSE NURSING HOME, KINGSTON, SURREY – EXTENSION TO CARE HOME
The architectural brief was to provide a full working drawings/tender package for a significant extension to an existing care home. The project was carried out for Flowitt Architects based in Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey. The site being an established care home based in Kingston, Surrey required additional living accommodation for new residents. The client provided specific requirements in compliance with the regularitary standards for care homes. Methods of construction incorporated concrete floor systems preventing the travel of sound, circulation within the proposed development were designed in compliance with the current building regulations (Part M) and likewise the sanitary accommodation is to be fitted with all necessary facilities for disabled users. The external appearance was to be designed to blend in with the existing building incorporating various architectural features and to be complimentary to the style of the existing building’s architecture.