Construction of 52-bed Ayrshire care home set to start

CONSTRUCTION of a new care home at Doonfoot, Ayrshire is to start in January after  Mactaggart & Mickel agreed a deal with Meallmore Ltd to build a 52-bed, two-storey facility set within landscaped grounds. 

The development programme will last 16 months and has been tipped to create local jobs.

Jamie McLean, head of contracts and timber systems at Mactaggart & Mickel said, “We are proud to be working on this landmark development. We will bring our award-winning Mactaggart & Mickel construction expertise to bear, having ensured that the design of the care home blends seamlessly with nearby housing and other amenities.”

Meallmore has over 30 years’ experience of providing care. Property director Michael Gillespie said, “Mactaggart & Mickel have demonstrated a detailed understanding of our requirements and we are confident they will deliver a home of the highest standard.”