Wixams Retirement Village, Bedfordshire

Wixams Retirement Village, Bedfordshire

Care Homes

Wixams
Retirement Village 

Bedfordshire

Project Data

Client: Extra Care Charity Trust
Architect: Nicol Thomas M & E Consultants: Dominic Frampton
Contract Duration: 24 months
Contract Value: £4.6 million

Wixams Retirement Village provides independent community living for over 55s in a six-acre greenfield setting near Bedford. The development is the result of a partnership between Bedford Borough Council, The Harper Trust, Homes England and The ExtraCare Trust.

J S Wright were responsible for Design, (based on a performance specification) installing, testing and commissioning the mechanical services for Wixams’ RV 230 one- and two-bedroom apartments, communal areas and facilities.

J S Wright’s Mechanical Services scope of work include:
  • Mains water supply

  • Natural gas supply to ground floor plantroom and central kitchen

  • LPHW heating incorporating gas-fired condensing modular boilers

  • Chilled water distribution pipework

  • Above ground drainage & internal rainwater

  • Domestic hot & cold-water services for apartments

  • MVHR to all apartments

  • Supply & extract ventilation systems to village centre

  • Natural ventilation of the upper atrium space

  • Smoke ventilation

  • Domestic sprinklers system to apartments. Mist suppression system for village centre ground floor

  • Fire-fighting dry risers

  • VRF heating and comfort cooling for communal areas within village centre and residential corridors

  • Building Management System

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522

 

 

The Rose Garden, Hereford

The Rose Garden, Hereford

Care Homes

The Rose
Garden

Hereford

Project Data

Client: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust
Contract Duration:  18 months
Services Value: £2,600,000

J S Wright’s Care Home Division were responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of the mechanical and public health services including the building services control package for this prestigious residential care home in Hereford.

The facility included 93 apartments each complete with high specification kitchens and bathrooms.

In addition, communal areas complete with restaurant dining area, hairdressing salon, fitness suite, jacuzzi, laundry and shop make up the overall experience of being a resident in this community living local.

J S Wright’s scope of work included:
  • Chilled water installation with remote external chiller

  • Heating installation from central boiler plant

  • Domestic hot and cold-water distribution

  • Mechanical ventilation to all areas including apartments and communal areas

  • Gas installation to boiler house and kitchen areas

  • Above ground drainage

  •  Sanitary ware to all apartments and communal areas

  • Full building services electronic control system

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522

 

 

Goldfield House, West Bromwich

Goldfield House, West Bromwich

Care Homes

Goldfield
House

West Bromwich

Project Data

Contract Duration: 12 Months
Services Value: £1.4 Million

J S Wright were responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of the mechanical and public health services including the building services control package for this prestigious residential care home in West Bromwich.

The facility includes 93 apartments each complete with high specification kitchens and bathrooms. In addition, communal areas complete with restaurant dining area, hairdressing salon, fitness suite, jacuzzi, laundry and shop make up the overall experience of being a resident living in a local community.

J S Wright’s scope of work included:
  • VRF Heating & Cooling Installations
  • Heating Installation from Central Boiler Plant
  • Domestic Hot & Cold Water Distribution
  • Gas Installation to Boiler House & Kitchen Areas
  • Mechanical Ventilation to all areas, Including Apartments & Communal Areas
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Sanitaryware to all Apartments & Communal Areas
  • Full Building Services Electronic Control System

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522

 

 

Goscote & Brownhills, Walsall

Goscote & Brownhills, Walsall

Care Homes

Goscote & Brownhills

Walsall

Project Data

Client: Housing 21
Architect: Calfordseadon
Contract Duration: 8 months
Services Value: Goscote £400,000
Services Value: Brownhills £480,000

J S Wright’s Commercial Division were involved in the installation of the mechanical and public health services to two Walsall care homes; Goscote, a 40 bedroomed dementia care home facility and Brownhills a care home with 60 bedrooms.

J S Wright’s scope of work included:
  • Mechanical ventilation to all bedrooms and to central staff areas

  • Gas installation

  • Domestic hot & cold-water systems

  • Heating distribution to underfloor heating system

  • Foul, drainage and rainwater

  • Automatic controls

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522

 

 

Drovers House – Rugby

Drovers House – Rugby

Contract Duration: 8 Months

Services Value: £850,000

Drovers House
Rugby Warwickshire

J S Wright’s Care Homes Division were responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of Drovers House, a 75 bed care home in Rugby, Warwickshire for WCS care group.

J S Wright’s scope of work included:

  • VRF Heating & Cooling Installations
  • Heating Installation from Central Boiler Plant
  • Domestic Hot & Cold Water Distribution
  • Gas Installation to Boiler House & Kitchen Areas
  • Mechanical Ventilation to all areas, Including Apartments & Communal Areas
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Sanitaryware to all Apartments & Communal Areas
  • Full Building Services Electronic Control System

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522

 

 

Dial Lane, West Bromwich

Dial Lane, West Bromwich

Care Homes

Dial Lane
West Bromwich

Birmingham

Project Data

Client: Housing 21
Contract Duration: 12 months
Services Value: £800,000

J S Wright’s Care Homes Division were responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of the mechanical and public health services including the building services control package for this prestigious residential care home in West Bromwich.

The facility includes 81 bedrooms and in addition, communal areas complete with restaurant dining area, hairdressing salon and laundry.

J S Wright’s scope of work included:
  • Mechanical ventilation to all dwellings, staff & refuse areas
  • Domestic H&C services in sanitaryware
  • Underfloor heating system and mains distribution
  • Central plantroom including CHP
  • Foul, drainage collection
  • Automatic controls

jswright@jswright.co.uk

Established: 1890
Private Limited Company
Vat No. 463 2448 48

Head Office
Atlas Building, 16 Portland Street, Birmingham B6 5RX
0121 322 4000

 

 

London Office
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
0207 872 5522