Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction

Project Value: £450,000

Architect: Glancy Nicholls

Stone: Ashlar Sandstone

Completed: December 2015


This is one of two care centres that PMJ Masonry having been working on with Balfour Beatty Construction for Derbyshire County Council. The developments will provide residential and day care activities which promote health and well-being for older people, including those with dementia, as well as community facilities.

Both centres will incorporate the latest sustainability features including a storm water attenuation system, rainwater harvesting, air source heat pumps and eco–cell passenger lifts. The centre at Darley Dale will have a green roof with sedum matting, carefully designed to provide attractive habitats for wildlife.

The £8 million Meadow View Care Centre was externally cladded with natural stone sourced locally by PMJ Masonry. The project consisted of Ashlar Sandstone walling with long runs of facia/soffit and capping features. This is a state of the art, modern care centre that will improve the lives of many people.