The Ashton Care Home,


Residential nursing & dementia care home with 72 beds


  • Designed to complement the street scene whilst retaining some of the character from the former hosiery factory
  • Fenestration and architectural detail to the John Street elevation incorporates features from the local heritage of Hinckley
  • Most environmentally friendly home to date, achieving best energy efficiency rating of ‘B’, and marginally missing ‘A’ rating by one mark
  • Constructed from traditional materials that are sympathetic to the surrounding area with a more modern twist created by the use of grey windows and white render

Client: Magnum Care
Architect: HSSP Architects
Structural Engineer: Howard Ward Associates
Value: £3.14m


Revised Design
  • Our revised design included for a 4th floor to the building
  • The 4th floor was utilised to accommodate operational facilities e.g. Commercial Kitchen, Laundry, File Store & Staff Room
  • The home includes a hairdressing salon, consultation suite, a variety of multi-use lounges, dining areas and lifts servicing all floors
Build Features
  • State of the art electronic capability
  • Feature include a wireless nurse call system which can be tailored to each individuals needs
  • Additionally there is wireless broadband to the entire home
  • The scheme started in May 2013 and completed in June 2014


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