Andrew Nisbet Place, Hurlford
The build comprises 13 self-contained flats including six wheelchairs accessible, and seven general needs, self-contained one-bedroom flat types over two floors. The on-site care provider, The Richmond Fellowship, also has a base set within the building offering dedicated, 24-hour services.
Wet rooms, rise-and-fall kitchen worktops, ovens and hobs (in the wheelchair-accessible flats), assistive technologies and internal break-out space are also provided. The glass elevation has also been created to provide a sense of space and light whilst an enclosed garden area, located within an enclosed courtyard, has been designed exclusively for the residents’ private use to promote horticultural therapy and community integration.
Clancy provided full MEP Engineering Services on the development integrating low energy design solutions into the built form. The building is provided with a an array of assistive technologies, room mounted photovoltaic panels, automatic LED luminaires in common areas, a sprinkler system throughout and a standby diesel generator.