Multi-million pound care plan scrapped

County Hall, Matlock.

County Hall, Matlock.

Have your say

The future of care for the elderly in Derbyshire looks uncertain after the collapse of a multi-million pound deal to build hundreds of “five-star” apartments for older people.

Last year, developer Housing 21 signed an £83million contract with Derbyshire Council Council (DCC) to create 800 flats providing round-the-clock care.

However, the council scrapped the deal on Monday after Housing 21 revealed it could not afford to build nearly 700 of the apartments.


Back to the top of the page