RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, BARGOED

The works comprised the design and construction of 23 new affordable residential units as part of the redevelopment of a former fire station. The development provides support for independent living and mental health well-being and includes:

• 9 no. one-bedroom communal access flats (including 1 no. disabled)
• 6 no. one-bedroom walk-up flats
• 8 no. two-bedroom houses.

The scheme includes a residential block of nine supported flats to accommodate people with low-level mental health.

The project has achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3+ and the overall design ethos reflects the local character, enhancing and promoting a successful relationship between the existing residential properties and the proposed development. The development includes a variety of different units and styles with the properties effectively forming a “terrace” laid out around the main access road and turning head to create a courtyard style development with all properties overlooking the central area.

CLIENT:
United Welsh Housing Association

VALUE:
£2.2m

CONTRACT:
JCT Design and Build

ARCHITECT:
Tony King Architects

CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEER:
Smart Associates

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