Woodside Lodge is a 20 bedroom care home for young people with mental health problems.
The building is located in the garden of a large house dating from 1897, formally part of the Spencer Estate, and is organised on two floors in an L shape plan form enclosing the mature wooded garden. One wing contains the 20 bedrooms with en-suite facilities and the other, the lounge, reception and treatment room. This creates 2 communities of 10 people. Support facilities including activity room, staff rooms laundry, kitchen, plant rooms and storage are located in a basement. The habitable rooms in the basement are provided with natural daylight. The building is constructed from prefabricated solid KLH cross-laminated timber panels. These structural panels are used for all of the above ground walls, floors and roof.