FRANK PHILIPS HOUSE
Client: Abbeyfield Southend Society
Property Address: Frank Philips House, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Services provided: Feasibility studies, Architectural design
Contract value: £100k
DCP were appointed initially to undertake a feasibility study of this residential care home for the elderly and prepare design drawings and costings for an extension to the lounge area, conversion of two bedrooms into a dining room and conversion of the existing dining room into a bedroom with en-suite shower room compliant with DDA requirements and suitable for the care of the elderly.
Upon completion of this report and initial drawings, DCP were further instructed to prepare detailed plans and drawings to obtain planning permission and building regulation approval. Subsequently DCP then obtained tenders and administered the contract to completion.
We used our comprehensive knowledge of DDA, access legislation and regulations relating to care of the elderly to provide the most appropriate facilities for the client.
We were delighted to complete this rewarding scheme within the prescribed timescale and under budget.