New care home opening creates 100 Fylde coast jobs

The Hamptons in St Annes
The Hamptons in St Annes

Around 100 jobs have been created with the completion of a £12.5m new care home on the Fylde Coast.

Building contractor McGoff Construction has now completed the build and fit-out of The Hamptons, a 76 bed ‘new generation’ care facility on Heyhouse Lane,St Annes.

The company said it followed an intense 60 week build programme.

The 3,800 sq m, purpose-built care centre features a hair and nail salon, coffee shop, communal lounges, formal dining rooms and landscaped gardens.

It will be operated by New Care, which is also part of the McGoff Group.

The home has been recruiting for a range of roles including medical, hospitality and administrative roles as well as hairstylists and beauty therapists.

Operations Director, Declan McGoff they had already recruited the manager and core team and were looking at the second phase as the opening day approaches this week.

He said: “It is great news for the North West economy that we are able to create around 100 jobs and that a real mix of roles are available.

“We are enhancing our design and build experience in the healthcare sector and continually refining our processes and procedures to deliver bespoke, future proofed environments where our end users can flourish.

“McGoff Construction are proud to be associated with the New Care brand whose expertise is market leading in the care sector.

“The Hamptons will be a great asset to Lytham, providing five star care in a five star quality environment.”

Chairman of New Care, Dominic Kay said: “We are delighted, as are our new residents, with The Hamptons which looks and feels like a homely boutique hotel.

“It gives us the perfect environment to allow our residents to fully enjoy their next house move.”

New Care is rapidly growing development-led care home operator, with The Hamptons the second new North West care facility to open this year. A further three care homes are scheduled to open in the next 12-18 months.