WORK has kicked off to bring a multi-million pound care home to Wilmslow.

Run by Care UK, Long Stone Manor will come complete with a café, cinema, and hair salon, providing care for up to 60 elderly people.

Being built in Manchester Road, the home will provide residential, nursing, dementia and respite care, creating 65 jobs.

The state-of-the-art home will include a secure and wheelchair-friendly outdoor space, sensory gardens, water features and seating, giving residents the opportunity to spend time outside.

Long Stone Manor is due to open in November 2024.

Joshua Jones, development project manager for Care UK, said: “We’re delighted to announce that work has begun to build our new care home in Wilmslow.

"This impressive development reflects Care UK’s commitment to improving residential care in the region – we take great pride in the build quality of each home, carefully considering design and layout in order to improve the everyday experiences of those living in a care environment.

"This thoughtfully planned new home will live up to these standards, providing a high-quality home for older people in Wilmslow and surrounding areas."

Martin Sage, project lead at Russell WBHO - the firm building the home - added: “We’re delighted to be bringing our expertise to this exciting project, working alongside Care UK on their new, state-of-the-art care home in Wilmslow.

"Construction is off to a great start and we’re looking forward to reaching our next milestone in the coming months."

Designed to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives, while also promoting independence, the new Care UK home will incorporate space for hobby and leisure activities.

The layout of the building will be configured into a series of individual suites, each having a dedicated lounge/dining room to help facilitate the creation of close-knit communities.