A new 66-bed care home could be built on land which used to house a former Nuneaton engineering factory. The three-storey building, which could provide a place to live for older people, would be built on the former Ratcliffe building on Tuttle Hill.
As we reported in our newsletter, the old Ratcliffe and the former Red Ruby building have already been demolished following a previous care home proposal.
Now, Leeds based developer Helios has applied for planning permission on behalf of LNT Care Developments.
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It asks for the green light to build the care home with access, car parking and landscaping.
In the application, it explains that each of the 66 rooms will be en-suite and there will be main lounges/dining rooms, cafe/bars, quiet lounges/ family rooms, a garden room, a library room, clinic rooms and a hair salon.
“The design brief for the site is to accommodate a new contemporary and innovative care home that exceeds the minimum applicable standards and makes a lasting positive impact on the local environment, all whilst being compliant with current policies, guidance and legislation,” the application said .
As well as providing new care home accommodation, it would also bring jobs to the area. Now members of the Town Hall’s planning team will consider the proposals.
They will then decide whether to recommend planning permission. The target decision date has been set as August 2.
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