£7m Cheshire therapy centre completed to exacting standards

The new Delamere facility

Triton Construction has completed a £4.4m contract to deliver a state-of-the-art new therapy and rehabilitation centre for Delamere Health.

Delamere, which is located in six-acre grounds beside Delamere Forest in Cheshire, is the only residential retreat of its kind in the UK and treats addiction in many forms.

It provides a holistic approach to care with pioneering treatment by some of the most experienced professionals in the sector.

The centre was set up by Martin Preston, who himself fought addiction to cope with anxiety and depression.

His ambition was to share his experience and help others within a well-invested environment that focuses on the opportunities for leading more fulfilling lives.

Triton was appointed following a competitive tender to provide a turnkey solution for the new 32,000 sq ft centre including ground preparation, new build, full fit-out and landscaping.

With a brief to deliver a facility to replicate a modern barn conversion, Triton delivered a design with the feel of a boutique hotel and focused to maximise tranquility.

Delamere now houses 25 guest bedrooms, dining and kitchen areas, a gym and health studio, art studio, movie theatre, treatment rooms family lounges and offices.

Key features include zinc pitched roof, cedar cladding and ceiling-high bi-fold doors leading to the outside gardens.

Triton worked closely with the client and project architect JDA throughout the build programme to deliver the project to very exacting requirements.

It also delivered the entire internal fit-out with full mechanical and electrical installation as well as lighting and furniture specification.

Chris Quinn, at Birchwood-based Triton Construction, said: “Delamere was very much a bespoke project for the team at Triton, where we worked very closely with the owner to help realise his passion to deliver a boutique hotel-style environment with home comforts rather than a medical institute.

A room at the new facility

“We are delighted with the outcome of the project which also includes a number of sustainability features such as underfloor heating, high specification insulation, zinc roofing, airtight efficiency and soundproofing.”

Martin Preston, founder at Delamere, said: “There has been a huge amount of investment and consideration into the development, both interior and exterior, to create a truly therapeutic, uniquely purpose-built environment.”

Triton Construction is a £60m turnover company providing design and build, civils, fit-out and refurbishment services.

Established for more than 14 years it employs more than 60 people across offices in the North West and Yorkshire.

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