Mantles Court, Biggleswade

Dynamic interior spaces created for flagship care home

Altro Ensemble, Altro Wood

“We would recommend Altro to other designers. There is always support when we need it and we will definitely include them in future schemes.”

Penny Green,
Co-founder, WHAT IF? Designs

Issue

Quantum Care were launching their flagship care home, Mantles Court, and wanted an interior design that created a warm, welcoming and comfortable space. Quantum Care asked WHAT IF? Designs to create the interior spaces with a non-clinical feel, making the state of the art, 78-bed care facility feel like a home-from-home for residents.

Approach

WHAT IF? Designs looked at the flow of resident living spaces and the needs for each area. Communal spaces including lounges, dining and kitchen areas required floors that were easy to clean, looked fantastic and provided safety from slips. For the ensuite bathrooms, a softer, neutral coloured floor with slip resistance for both staff and residents was needed, while bedrooms called for a more homely, domestic feel, with comfort under foot as a priority.

Solution

Altro Wood was chosen for the dining room, bedrooms and the hair salon for its natural, homely, good looks. Altro Aquarius and Altro Pisces, with their wide colour palette and lifetime sustained slip resistance, were selected for the ensuite bathrooms, providing safety for shoe and barefoot users. And in the communal areas, Altro Ensemble was chosen for its flexibility and design choices as well as its noise reduction and comfort underfoot.

“There is a wide range of colour and technical specifications which provided us with the creativity we needed.”

Penny Green,
Co-founder, WHAT IF? Designs

Altro Wood is an attractive wood-effect vinyl flooring helping you create the right look for areas where people live and work. It has sustained slip resistance for the lifetime of the floor.

Altro Aquarius was developed for lasting performance in shoes or barefoot, providing lifetime sustained slip resistance in wet and dry environments.

Altro Ensemble to create stunning floors for interior spaces. Altro Ensemble has 15dB sound reduction with added comfort underfoot.

Altro Pisces provides superb performance whether wet or dry, in shoes or barefoot in wet environments where the likelihood of a slip is very high.

Looks great with:

Altro Whiterock wall designs
Altro Whiterock Digiclad (Custom)
Altro Orchestra

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