North West architect Pozzoni has beaten tough competition to win ‘Best Care Complex’ at this year’s Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
Pozzoni, who nominated Pencric Extra Care in Penkridge, Staffordshire on behalf of clients Housing Plus (owner) and Care Plus (operator), received the award at the London Lancaster Hotel in the company of eighteen other finalists who were up for accolades across the six award categories.
Pencric offers 82 extra-care apartments for the elderly with a range of on-site facilities including a craft workshop, gymnasium, IT suite, roof terrace, community lounge, bar and restaurant. Pencric also won ‘Development of the Year for the West Midlands’ at the CIH Housing Awards in 2014.
The Healthcare Design Awards are sponsored and organised by business valuation company, Pinders. The awards aim to promote the very best developments in all types of care-related property and show recognition to the clients, designers and architects for their contribution towards the wellbeing and quality of life of those who live there.
Charlie Riley, Head of Development from client Housing Plus, said:
“We are thrilled and proud to have won the Best Care Complex award. The scheme is a fantastic achievement by all concerned to have designed and developed a truly award winning project”.
John Cooke, partner at Pozzoni, said:
“We’re delighted that the Pencric project has won the Best Care Complex awards.
“We have a great deal of knowledge and experience of working in the senior-living sector and we know that a well-designed building can have a real impact on the quality of life of the residents”.
With over thirty years’ experience, Pozzoni has built up an impressive portfolio of public and private sector developments including offices, industrial, education, retail, housing, leisure and care projects from its offices in Altrincham and London.