Hallmark secures planning consent for Eastbourne care home


Green light for 80-bed residential, dementia and nursing home

Hallmark Care Homes has secured planning consent for an 80-bed care home in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

The 2.5-acre site in Kings Drive has been purchased by Hallmark, which will be supported by Savista Developments to build a new residential, dementia and nursing care home in keeping with the local area.

The state-of-the-art development which will create 120 jobs when opened and will feature a wing of luxury suites.

Communal areas inside the building will include a café, cinema, hairdressers and therapy room, as well as a piano lounge, winter garden, and Victorian-style orangery.

Each bedroom will have an en-suite wetroom and many of those on the ground floor will also have access to their own patio.

Outside, there will be 0.5 acres of woodland and landscaped gardens for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Chairman of Hallmark Care Homes and managing director of Savista Developments, Avnish Goyal, said: “We are delighted to have secured planning permission for this wonderful facility which will be an asset to the community and local residents.”

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Construction will commence in April, with the development scheduled to open its doors to its first residents in late 2021.