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Projects

From Care Homes to Specialised Accommodation and Housing to Student Accommodation here are some of our project examples to date...

Care Home, Wincanton

Markey Construction is currently on site with the design and construction of a new build £7m care home for Cornerstone in Wincanton, Somerset. 

 

Markey Construction was appointed following the liquidation of the previous contractor who had completed the foundations, ground floor slab, and some of the external walls.  Markey Construction undertook a survey of the building and took responsibility for the completion of the project.  The works were secured on tender.

The works comprise of the construction of a three-storey building to provide 85 one-bedroom apartments along with ancillary space including staff accommodation, an atrium, and a large balcony.  The building’s second floor is within the roof void, external walls are masonry, with concrete upper floors and a roof structure constructed from timber trusses.

 

The project is expected to be finished on time and to budget in October 2024 even though the team has incurred 6 weeks of weather delays during the project.  

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Care Home,
Hyperion House, Fairford

Markey Construction completed the construction of a new £1.8m 31-bedroom care home for Diva Care in Fairford, Oxfordshire. 

Markey Construction was appointed following the liquidation of the previous contractor after finishing 2nd in the original tender process. Markey Construction undertook a survey of the building, established a programme, and took responsibility for the completion of the works. 

The works comprised of the demolition of an existing flat-roofed 2-storey extension and a conservatory to create a new build extension that would add 31 beds to the existing 24-bed care home. The external walls of the building were blockwork and a stone finish, with concrete upper floors and a roof structure constructed from timber trusses.

 

Features also included ancillary space including a kitchen, laundry, communal living room, and assisted living bathrooms. 

 

The project was completed on time and to budget.  

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Specialised Accommodation, Clevedon Road, Weston-Super-Mare

Markey Construction completed the design and refurbishment of a £1.2m conversion of 2 existing Victorian Houses to create 13 supported living one-bedroom apartments in Weston-super-mare. 

 

The Client, Specialist Supported Housing let the properties to Inclusion Housing which specialise in the provision of flexible and safe accommodation for vulnerable adults.

The construction works included associated external works including access, car parking, external fittings, and landscaping. The project was completed on time and to budget and this success resulted in an opportunity to complete a further scheme of 12 one-bedroom apartments in Nailsea.

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Specialised Accommodation, Nailsea, Bristol

The works comprised of the demolition of an existing office building and associated garage in a mixed development area and the design and construction of a new build block of 12 flats complete with all infrastructure works including services. 

 

The flats were of traditional construction and were designed for Specialised Supported Housing to provide sustainable, safe, and secure living accommodations for people with complex care needs.  The project was completed on a 12-month programme and the project value was £1m.