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Care home could be demolished for £40m centre

Care home could be demolished for £40m centre

Justin Burns

Care home could be demolished for £40m centre

An ageing care home could soon be demolished and replaced by a sprawling £40million state-of-the-art 'care community'.

Lynwood Care Centre, run by automotive charity BEN in Rise Road, Windsor, has submitted a massive redevelopment plan for its Rise Road site to the Royal Borough.

Charity chiefs say a new home is needed as the fabric of the 87-bed facility is suffering due to its age and is in constant need of alterations to meet changing regulations in the sector.

The proposal includes a 93-bed nursing and dementia care home, an elderly care centre, 171 extra care units and a range of other innovative facilities.

BEN chief executive David Main said the 'exciting project' would enable them to give the best care possible to current and future residents.

Mr Main added parts of the care home are 150 years old and in urgent need of replacing.

The Royal Borough has not yet received any objections to the redevelopment.

A decision is expected by March 1.

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