Latest Barchester Care Home Breaks Ground in Herne Bay

National care provider, Barchester Healthcare, marked the start of their newest care home build in Herne Bay, Wells, which is under construction by McGoff Construction Ltd.

Mark Bennett, Property Development Director and Andy Williams, Senior Property Development Manager from Barchester Healthcare were joined by Carl Nolan, McGoffs Contract Manager, Drew Campbell, McGoffs Project Manager and Dean Carver, Key Operative of McGoffs at the Barchester development, to mark the occasion of breaking ground for the first time at the new site.

After the tour, Mark said: "My colleagues and I were very impressed with work we saw at the latest Barchester site. The new care home will be an important facility for the district and a very welcome source of employment."

The 66-bed care home in Herne Bay will also provide high quality care services, as well as dedicated dementia care in Barchester’s unique Memory Lane Communities.

Mark continued: “We are very excited about the construction of our new care home in and I feel lucky that our prospective residents will have a home set in great looking grounds.

“There is a real need for quality care in the local area and our new home will definitely meet this, and potentially give a boost to employment in neighbouring communities.”

The new luxury home will provide 66 single en-suite bedrooms with shared lounges and separate dining areas, an activity space for the homes’ lifestyle enrichment programmes, as well as secure, landscaped gardens, providing, peaceful, beautiful outdoor spaces for the prospective residents.

McGoff Construction Contract Manager; Carl Nolan commented: “Following the huge success of our Lichfield project, we are delighted to be on site delivering our second scheme for Barchester Healthcare in Herne Bay. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with this valued client as we work with them to deliver their extensive programme of high quality, purpose built care homes across the UK.”

Barchester Healthcare’s Herne Bay care home will open in July 2020 and will deliver personalised residential care as well as personalised dementia care in Barchester’s unique Memory Lane Community.