Project Name: Nightingale House Care Home
Location: London SW12
Principal Consultants: WT Partnership, Frankham Consultancy Group Ltd
Project Duration: 23 weeks
Nightingale House provides residential, nursing and dementia care for 170 residents. Our project comprised of the refurbishment of the Kingsley Ward on the second floor, to create fifteen en-suite bedrooms, one of which has a mini kitchen.
Works also included the provision of a dining area, lounge activity space, quiet space, clinical room, store room, toilets, staff area, staff toilets, meat and milk servery area, reception, assisted bath room, two sluice rooms and a cleaners cupboard.
Works were undertaken within a three storey occupied building, therefore to avoid disruption wherever possible to the floor above and below which were occupied by residents, construction hours are restricted to 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Works were undertaken as if we were working in someone’s home, treating residents with both courtesy and respect.
The part of the building is Grade II listed. Working within a listed building presents unique challenges, as the property needs to be maintained and its original structural design preserved. We were mindful and sympathetic to this and ensured that our refurbishment works blended seamlessly with their surroundings within the building.