Funding secured for Troon home

Morrison Community Care Group has secured £6.6 million of finance from Allied Irish Bank (GB) for a new care home in Troon, Ayrshire.

Queens View Luxury Suites will comprise of 56 suites for residents alongside a lounge, cocktail bar, cinema, hair salon and spa and a private dining room. A range of care services will be delivered on site, including residential, nursing and respite care. 

The development will create around 85 jobs, including nursing, domiciliary and hospitality roles. 

Morrison Community Care Group is known for exceeding health and social care standards at its facilities, as well as offering residents an active, luxurious place to live. The group opened Kingsacre Luxury Suites in Duntocher, just outside Glasgow, earlier this year and has owned and operated Abbotsford Care Home in Bearsden for 30 years. 

Paul Sokhi, managing director of Morrison Community Care Group, says: “Our 30 years of experience in the industry has shown us that people want to have fun in their old age and we want to encourage this through design and environment.

“Allied Irish Bank (GB) understands our ethos and commitment to the highest quality of care. We hope to begin construction on the site soon and we’re working towards opening in early 2021.” 

Stuart Wardle, senior relationship manager at Allied Irish Bank (GB), says: “We’ve worked with Morrison Community Care Group for three decades and had no hesitation about financing the new facility in Troon. 

“It is an established operator with an excellent track record in caring for patients, which is something we take into consideration when working with healthcare clients. 

“We’re proud to be working with an industry leader to create state-of-the-art, luxury facilities for older people in Ayrshire.” 

Allied Irish Bank (GB) has been working closely with businesses in the healthcare sector for over 20 years. The bank’s healthcare team has been shortlisted in the capital provider category at the Health Investor Power Awards 2019 and in the lender award category at the 2019 LaingBuisson Awards.