New pharmacy planned for Aberlour

4 June 2019

Plans for a new pharmacy in Aberlour have been submitted to The Moray Council.

Parklands Care Homes, which acquired Aberlour Pharmacy last year, plans to relocate the pharmacy to a new purpose built unit at 106 High Street, in an investment worth £200,000.

The new building will house a sales area, pharmaceutical preparation area, consulting room, store, office and staff area. If approved, work is expected to start later this summer.

As well as serving the local community, Aberlour Pharmacy also provides pharmaceutical supplies to Parklands’ eight care homes. Parklands has also introduced a community delivery service for outlying areas. The pharmacy employs eight people.

The new pharmacy will feature a slate roof and a facade consisting of Scottish larch.

Ron Taylor, managing director of Parklands Care Homes, said: “Aberlour Pharmacy provides a vital service for the local community and for Parklands’ care homes. The new building will give us capacity to expand the business and deliver a better service to local customers and our growing network of care homes.”

Parklands currently operates eight care homes in Moray and Highland. A new £4 million care home in Fortrose is currently under construction and the firm plans to start work on a new £6.5 million care hub in Inverness later this year. The facility will house a 48 bed care home, 16 assisted living suites and a nursery for up to 20 children.

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