75 wheelchair accessible apartments planned for St Helens


Plans have been submitted for 75 special accessible apartments designed for elderly residents to be built in St Helens, near Liverpool.

The development proposals include 27 one-bed, 41 two-bed apartments and five three-bed apartments, which will all be wheelchair accessible.

The plans claims that the mix of apartments have been “carefully considered” to reflect the anticipated demand in the area.

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In addition to each apartment being wheelchair accessible, the site will include a number of disabled parking bays and will also include a special mobility scooter store for residents.

Other facilities proposed in the plans include a residents’ lounge; coffee lounge; table service restaurant; reception area; hair salon and adjoining treatment room; an activities suite and spa suite.

The developer, Gladman Retirement Living Ltd, said that the scheme will allow residents to “contribute to supporting local shops and services”

Gladman Retirement Living has built a number of care and nursing facilities across the country.

Adlington, which is a brand of Gladman, will aim to “meet the current and future needs of older people who are in need of care, by constructing specialist developments that will enhance the local environment”, according to the plans.

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