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Adapted home for a client living with a catastrophic brain injury.

Peter was left severely disabled after suffering a catastrophic brain injury during his birth in 1969. It wasn't until some 47 years later that he received compensation for his injuries after some crucial documents surrounding the circumstances of his birth came to light. 

Prior to the property being completed, Peter was living at home and being cared for by his parents who are in their 70’s. The judge in the case said his parents had "devoted a lifetime" to looking after Peter and were "completely and utterly dedicated" to caring for him. 

It was a privilege to work on this project for the family which involved converting a beautiful farmhouse and barn to become the new accessible home for Peter, his parents and carers.


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Project Specifications
Inclusive Design
In Progress
Key Build Features:
Carers accommodation
Wheelchair accessible

We were instructed by Peter's family and his solicitor to complete a feasibility report to show how the farmhouse and barn could be adapted to provide a comfortable and practical home for the client and his parents.

The plan included external works, which featured level access and also access from the barn to the family home. Additional parking was also included for carers and guests.

+       Feasibility and concept design

+       Planning permission approval

+       Building Regulation submission approval

+       Tender drawings and specification

+       Contract administration

Accessibility Features

+      Specialist bathroom (hoist and equipment)

+      Master bedroom (with hoist)

+      Level access from the property into the garden

+      Level access from the farm to the main family property

+      Level access patio

Press coverage 

Manchester Evening News, October 2016

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