Country Court Care applies to convert historic Spalding school into care home


Country Court Care has submitted a planning application to convert a 144-year-old school in Spalding into a £5 million complex of 60 residential and nursing care units.

Country Court Care CEO Alikhan Kachra told Care Home Professional last year that it aims to double the number of units under its management to around 1500 by the end of this year.

The company currently operates 19 homes, mainly in East Anglia, including the Ashwood Care Home in Spalding (pictured above).

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According to local newspaper Spalding Guardian, planning application submitted to South Holland District Council for Goodfellows Primary School site at Spalding Common to be converted into a two and three-storey blocks that will make up the care homes with and without nursing.

The school closed in 2014 due to falling pupil numbers.

Sandra Taylor, Country Court Care’s public relations and marketing manager, says the new home will offer high end luxury living to 60 residents.

If the project goes ahead, it will create 24 full-time jobs and 14 part-time jobs, the company says.

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