New 60 bedroom care home ‘tops out’ at old The Dell site

Robert Blackham and Sally Crawford surrounded by the design team of Dell House. Picture: Cygnet Care

Robert Blackham and Sally Crawford surrounded by the design team of Dell House. Picture: Cygnet Care - Credit: Archant

A care company are celebrating the topping out of the roof to a new 60 bedroom care home in Beccles.

Dell House. Picture: Cygnet Care

Dell House. Picture: Cygnet Care - Credit: Archant

Dell House, which is replacing the demolished The Dell off Nelson Way in the town, began construction in June 2017.

Director of Cygnet Care, Robert Blackham, said: “The Dell has always had a good reputation, however the building was sadly no longer fit for the future and it was our wish, to build a wonderful new home that will continue to serve the elderly people of Beccles and surrounding areas.”

Sally Crawford, director at Cygnet Care, trained at The Dell and worked as a care assistant at the care home more than 30 years ago.

She said: “I have very happy memories of my time at The Dell and very proud to think a small organisation like ours is taking on this responsibility of developing a new Dell House.”


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Dell House is due to open in January 2019.

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