Contract: JCT Design & Build 2011
Estimated Value: £8.7M
Completed: October 2018
Llys Raddington is a new purpose-built Extra Care Development, offering a unique combination of an independent lifestyle, backed up by on-site flexible care and support as its needed. The 3 and 4 storey development includes 73 Extra Care apartments, 43 x 1 Bedroom 2 Person Apartments, and 30 x 2 Bedroom 3 Person Apartments, 15 of which will be specifically dedicated to Dementia Care for The Pennaf Housing Group.
Llys Raddington provides an end to end solution to independent living with access to care for people aged 60 or over who either live in Flintshire or who have a strong connection to the County. Alongside the 73 apartments, the building will also encompass a restaurant, laundry service area, multi-purpose activity rooms, lounge area, spacious corridors and assisted bathrooms.
The building is constructed using driven concrete piles with ground beams and block & beam flooring and is a mixture of traditional masonry construction and steel frame. The external façade is built up of facing brick and blockwork. The courtyard and garden area is overlooked by residents balconies, creating a safe and inclusive environment for the residents.
The scheme has been developed by Tŷ Glas Housing Society, part of the Pennaf Housing Group, in partnership with the Welsh Government and Flintshire County Council. The value of this scheme is a £9.8 million and is part of the Social Housing Grant (SHG) Programme and the Welsh Government is providing £ 2.2 million towards the total scheme cost.