Throwback Thursday Letchworth Care Home

03/03/2022

Throwback Thursday Letchworth Care Home

RDT Architects initially worked on the feasibility and planning stages for this 75 bedroom dementia care home and day centre which was on a 2 acre former primary school redevelopment site.

The purpose built home accommodates a communal hub providing cafe/bistro, hair salon, shops and care support facilities and was one of the first BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rated care homes.

Each residential wing is sub divided into household groups of 7 or 8 residents, providing the sense of ownership and varying levels of privacy and choice.

RDT Architects were retained as design advisors during the construction phase and appointed by the main contractor for detailed design services.

RDT were awarded ‘Architect of the Year’ in Herts Building & Construction Awards and ‘SME of the Year’ in the Constructing Excellence Awards for this project as well as a commendation in the Herts Association of Architects Awards.

This project led us to work on further projects for Hertfordshire County Council.

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