Ashlea Care Home, Care Concern Group

Value £291,000
Term March 2021 - July 2021

A.C. Whyte were appointed as Main Contractor by the Care Concern Group for the major refurbishment and external wall insulation works for Ashlea Care Home, which remained occupied throughout the works. The works required internal access which contained vulnerable residents, careful planning was key to ensuring the health and safety of our team and residents was paramount. There was also a courtyard in the middle of the works which required access at all times, therefore we segregated section of the care home to use as an entry/egress system to the courtyard, this required careful planning with regards to scaffold design to ensure access was readily available for the continuous flow of materials and for residents to walk through.

The works:

  • Stripped off existing external wall insulation system
  • Boiler flues were extended
  • Removal of lean-to canopies to prepare for external wall insulation system
  • External wall insulation system with render finish; Permarock system consisting of A1 non-combustible particle board, Permarock insulation 110 thick on Lamella adhesive, reinforcement layer, primer and Silicone finish
  • Removal and replacement of both gutters and downpipes
  • Remedial works to internal ceilings
  • Installation of new fire exit lights
  • Installation of new fire rated aluminum doors at the entrance of the building
  • Groundworks including new landscaped ramp