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The Chocolate Works Care Village, Bishopthorpe Road

Client/Developer: Springfield Healthcare
Architect/Designer: NORR Consultants Ltd
Builder: Simpson (York) Ltd


A conversion of the former head office building of the Grade II listed, Terry’s Chocolate factory into a unique care ‘village’. It is designed to facilitate the provision of care whilst maintaining the residents’ lifestyle. The large atrium with its glazed roof provides a light and airy centrepiece with shops, hair salon, coffee shop, cinema and even a pub! Residents’ bedrooms are arranged around the atrium on three levels including a new roof extension, which is carefully set back behind the parapet.

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