New dementia care home wins top RICS award!

17/05/2018

the team winning top RICS award for new dementia care home in Bingley

We're delighted that our stunning new extra care and dementia centre, designed by Brewster Bye Architects, has been named the region’s best new residential development at this year’s prestigious Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire & Humber Awards!

Award winning dementia development in Bingley 

Fern House at Bingley is an 84,000 square foot development that was built on the site of the former Bingley Hospital. It was developed by us and is operated by Abbeyfield The Dales, which provides housing, support and care for people in later life across Yorkshire. Bardsley Construction was the project’s principal contractor.

award winning dementia care in bingley

The development includes 49 extra care apartments and a residential suite, complete with 30 en-suite bedrooms which is dedicated to supporting people who are living with dementia. It also offers a multi-storey entrance atrium, restaurant, a hair and beauty salon, and a rooftop lounge with spectacular views across the Aire Valley.

winning the RICS awards for our new dementia care facility in bingley

Jacqueline Bradfield, CEO at Abbeyfield The Dales, says: "We are delighted to have received this award for Fern House, the project has been an amazing journey and a brilliant team effort from a variety of sources.

It is a real testament to the design and operating of the building that our residents are happy in their new homes. These facilities and environment not only make Fern House an amazing place for our resident to live, but a great place for our staff to work and for the wider community to enjoy."

Brewster Bye’s Mark Henderson says: “Fern House is an exceptional development that offers anextremely functional, modern and light living environment, with superb facilities.It has set a new benchmark in terms of quality and specification for extra care and dementia centres."

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