Date: 08 Oct 2021

Tattenhall Care Village – Phase 2

Tattehall Retirement Village

The Project

This was the second phase of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) at Tattenhall, Chester, which included 56 Assisted Living Units (ALU), arranged within one central main facility building.

Gilks Expertise

Our brief was to design, supply and install the electrical and specialist services to the new development, utilising the latest in LED technology lighting and controls within all the assisted living units (ALUs) and communal areas.

A Prestige Retirement Village

The retirement village offers luxurious living for its residents and provides an array of facilities, creating a unique retirement village setting. The facilities included a restaurant, artisan bakery, private cinema room, spa, gym, hairdressers, management suite and swimming pool.

Supporting the Residents Well-being

To support the residents who will have a variety of needs, lighting was designed and installed to suit the individual environments and requirements of those working and living in the village.

Assisted living units and communal area facilities were fitted with high-quality LED dimmable lighting. Flat plate accessories, fully fitted kitchens and bathrooms where also part of this installation. Various security systems were installed to support the safety and well-being of all. These included, addressable fire alarm system, warden call systems, private telephone network and mobile PDA’s, internal and external Wi-Fi systems, CCTV, access control and emergency lighting.


By working in close partnership with the Main Contractor, Seddon Construction, the completion of the development was achieved to meet the clients program.

Project: Tattenhall – Phase 2

Client: Seddon Construction Ltd
Project Manager: Andrew Oliver
Location: Tattenhall, Cheshire, CH3 9EZ
Duration: 55 Weeks

The project incorporated the following services within the scheme:

  • Lighting system design to suit an array of settings, from communal lounge areas to spa treatment areas to individual resident living areas.
  • Emergency lighting
  • External lighting
  • Security Systems: including CCTV, Security Door Entry System, Access Control, Intruder Alarm, and Nurse Call System
  • General Power
  • Domestic Hot & Cold Water
  • Drainage & Sanitary
  • HVAC – Extraction and Ventilation and Heating
  • Gas Distribution
  • LV Distribution
  • Fire Alarm System
  • Data Network Cabling
  • Hard of Hearing Induction Loops
  • Mechanical Control Systems
  • TV/Satellite System
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Tattenhall - phase 2 - Retirement village

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