How a key part of PEAK development near Chesterfield could look

This artist’s impression shows how a key element of the PEAK development near Chesterfield could look.

Thursday, 24th September 2020, 4:45 pm

Health and Wellness at PEAK is part of the eagerly-anticipated, multi-million pound scheme, which is under construction on the 300-acre Birchall Estate near Unstone.

Developers say the £40million Health and Wellness at PEAK project – which promises to include a clinic and therapeutic gardens as well as a ‘world-class’ hotel and lodge accommodation – is expected to open in 2023 and will be the first such facility in the UK.

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An artist's impression of how Health and Wellness at PEAK could look.

Earlier this month, Chesterfield Borough Council approved a planning application for Health and Wellness at PEAK to be moved to another section of the sprawling development site to allow it to benefit from an ‘improved landscaped location’.

James Smith, chief executive of Peak Healthcare Parks Limited, which is developing Health and Wellness at PEAK, said: “We are delighted to be moving forward on this exciting project.

“Our mission is to bring world-class health and wellness facilities supported by beautiful and purposeful accommodation into the heart of the country.”

Councillor Tricia Gilby, leader of the council, said PEAK ‘offers an incredible opportunity for Chesterfield’.

“It will further cement the area as a destination for tourists from both across the UK and the rest of the world, which in turn will create more good-quality jobs in our communities, provide opportunities for our businesses and will stimulate economic growth across the borough,” she added.

“The health and wellness centre will be a world-class facility, which will specialise in rehabilitation as well as individual health and wellness programmes.

“Facilities like this are available internationally but this will be a first for the UK.

“This unique offer will further help ensure that this development receives the status and attention it merits.”

A spokesperson for PEAK said Health and Wellness at PEAK would not deal with drug or alcohol rehabilitation and pointed to this example of what it would offer.

PEAK already has planning permission for a range of leisure, entertainment and education facilities.

In addition to Health and Wellness at PEAK, there are two other components of the wider PEAK development – the Adrenaline World indoor adventure centre and the Gateway at PEAK.

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