First phase of St Wilfrid's Hospice move set to begin

The first stage of St Wilfrid's '˜DREAMBUILDING' project to build a modern new hospice in Bosham is about to get underway.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 1:10 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:44 am
Artist's impression of what the new hospice will look like

At the beginning of August, demolition contractors will begin clearing the Oakcroft Nursery site of redundant glass houses, out houses and overgrown vegetation in preparation for the relocation from its current home in Donnington.

Chief executive Alison Moorey said: “St Wilfrid’s Hospice is very much looking forward to becoming part of the local Bosham and Fishbourne communities and it is our aim to ensure that construction of this new facility will cause as little disruption to village life as possible.

“I would like to thank local residents for their patience and understanding during this time.”

A bird's eye view of the Oakcroft Nursery site in Bosham

Due to wildlife nesting habits, the hospice has until the end of November to ensure the site is completely cleared.

It is hoped that, providing enough money has been raised, construction of the new St Wilfrid’s will begin in spring 2017.

Should local residents have any questions or concerns regarding site clearance or any other aspect of the DREAMBUILDING project, they have been asked to contact DREAMBUILDING campaign coordinator, Chloe Neilson-Hopkins on 01243 775302 or by email: [email protected]

To read more about St Wilfrid’s plans for this exciting new community facility, visit: www.dreambuilding.org.uk

Work to remove derelict glass houses will start next month

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