This is what is being built near a main road in Chesterfield

Another development is under construction in Chesterfield.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 4:32 pm

The former garage site at Catherine Street, Brampton, is being turned into assisted living accommodation consisting of six bungalows and six apartments.

The project, off Chatsworth Road, is being led by Chesterfield SSL Ltd.

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The development is creating assisted living accommodation consisting of six bungalows and six apartments. Pictures by Brian Eyre.
The development is creating assisted living accommodation consisting of six bungalows and six apartments. Pictures by Brian Eyre.

A company spokesperson said: “The scheme provides a real opportunity to enhance the site, provide much-needed assisted housing and improve the appearance of the site.

“The site is located in the centre of a residential and commercial area where there are local amenities, good access roads and transport links.

“This lends the site to a residential development.

“The proposed units are to all be 24-hour assisted living units.

A number of new jobs are being created by the scheme.

“There is an identified need in Chesterfield for this type of accommodation.

“The units seek to address this.”

Up to 32 full-time jobs are expected to be created thanks to the project – 20 working in shifts in the bungalows and 12 in the apartments.

It is one of a number of schemes currently under construction in Chesterfield – proving that the area is not standing still in the pandemic.

Talking to the Derbyshire Times last year, Dan Gazzard, a director at Chesterfield SSL Ltd, said: “We’ve followed the law, we’ve provided people with notice and we’ve acted fairly in giving people access to and from the site.

“We understand people are upset about losing the garages – but the assisted living accommodation will be positive for the area.”

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