Conlon completes council care centre

Conlon Construction has completed work on a £2m resource centre for people with disabilities in Burnley on behalf of Lancashire County Council.

The Burnley & Pendle District Adult Disability Day Services occupies the site of the former Temple Street Resource Centre.

Lancashire County Council care centre in BurnleyThe project involved the demolition of the former front hall, internal structural alterations, a new-build front elevation, new roofing and a complete internal fit-out. Features include a landscaped garden area, rehabilitation kitchen, hydrotherapy bath, computer suite, sensory room and a games room.

Michael Conlon, construction director at Conlon Construction, said: "This was a very enjoyable project to work on as it is pleasing to see the centre's state-of-the-art facilities taking shape, knowing what a difference they will make to people in the local community. The building looks fresh and modern and provides a relaxed setting for care and rehabilitation."

The new centre will provide services for people with learning disabilities, together with people with physical disabilities or a sensory impairment. Work on the 13,993 sq ft centre began in November 2010.

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