This is when new care home is expected to open in Chesterfield

A new care home in Chesterfield is expected to open this winter.

Friday, 13th August 2021, 3:11 pm

The 72-bed home, called Goldwell Manor, is being built on land off Ashgate Road.

The location previously housed a building where the Volunteer Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment rehearsed and performed military drill.

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Work is progressing well on the new care home in Chesterfield.

Built in 1897, the drill hall was a valued part of the community until it was demolished in 1991 and replaced with a car park.

The home will be operated by Anacia Care.

A spokesperson for Anacia Care said: “All of our homes provide 24-hour residential, respite and specialist dementia care.

“With over 18 years’ experience in the care sector, our knowledge and expertise mean we are able to offer top-quality care to our residents in comfortable environments so it really feels like home.

“We understand that it’s the care we provide that really makes the difference to our residents and their loved ones.

“Our passion for providing the highest possible quality of living is something shared by every team member.

“Each home has a dedicated group of individuals who strive to deliver the best possible care, every single day – along with talented chefs and activities coordinators to ensure that our residents enjoy every moment with us.”

As reported earlier this year, during the deconstruction of the drill hall, the listed decorative main stone archway was saved and put into storage where it has been for nearly 30 years.

As part of the planning and design process, the stone, grand ornate archway which is typical of the Victorian era has been the inspiration for the new frontage of the care home.

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