The aim of the project is to replace the existing aging St. Rognvald`s House Care Home in Kirkwall, Orkney with a new modern Care Facility to provide high dependency care for the elderly in Kirkwall and the surrounding areas of Orkney. This new accommodation, with a capacity for 40 residents, will be of a timber kit construction with strip foundations built to meet the requirements of current legislation and the Care Inspectorate, and cater for a high degree of physical frailty and dementia.
The Care Facility is to be built on gently sloping green field site in Kirkwall, Orkney near to existing privately owned housing at Soulisquoy Loan and Glaitness Road, Kirkwall. Close by is also a leisure centre called Pickaquoy Centre. Works will also include the construction of a large SUDS basin on an adjacent green field site. The site is served from Soulisquoy Loan.
Full details of the tender can be found here.