19th October 2016 by Croft Community
“Beehive will give older people the chance to keep living in the
community that has become their home”
“ As well as having younger residents The Croft Community is also an aging
“Our older residents are starting to need to move from
Houses’ in different locations around Malton, back into the heart of the community, where Beehive Is located. Here, there are always neighbours and friends around, care is at hand, and it’s easy to get to activities that they enjoy.”
Stuart Orrell, Registered Manager
Alteration works were started by WB Construction on 16th August, to be completed on 18th December works comprise of disabled adaptation works, this means widening the door ways for wheelchair users, and installing a lift. The ground floor will provide a bedroom with ensuite, wc and shower room, bedroom 2 at the rear of the building is of larger floor area leading from a lounge / dining area. Entry to the building through the front door leads onto a lobby with staircase on the left then a hall with a utility on the right next the lift will go adjacent. Accessible bathroom provided by reducing the former kitchen a new accessible kitchen built on the back and now increased by the removable of part of the rear wall. Leading from the lounge / dining area is a garden room with large windows on two sides.
First floor comprises a landing with bedroom on the right next to it and adjacent bedroom 4. To the left of the landing is bedroom 3 with 2 storage cupboards. Opposite the stairs is a lounge / dining room with kitchette accommodated in the former storage cupboards, the roof of the now balcony extension. Outside the black paved area will be reinstated and extended, the retaining wall built to a lower level to provide views over the lawned garden, the area will be graded back rather than taken level with the retaining walls again to provide a pleasing view over the garden.Internally oak veneered doors to all rooms as a feature, bathrooms kitchen and other wet areas to be vinyl and the rest carpet, externally the walls will be boarded to match the existing gladding. New plumbing and re wiring including a new fire alarm system, and a telephone call system in the lift.
Foreman, W B Construction