Transforming a former commercial property into affordable, modern homes

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In the last few weeks, we have seen the demolition of a former commercial property, which marks the beginning of the build project in Williamson Street, Stockport.

We originally prepared plans for this site back in 2010 and finally secured full planning approval in 2016, working alongside our clients and the local planning authority to ensure our proposals were fully appropriate, compliant and deliverable.

Once approval was received, the process of demolition of the existing building and detailed design of the new development began; working very closely with the new site owners Elmsley Properties Ltd.

We have designed the new houses to enhance the surrounding environment and provide modern accommodation whilst partly reflecting the site’s industrial history.

The site will offer 6 new affordable homes, utilising the maximum space available, providing bright and modern living spaces. The design pays homage to the previous industrial use of the site, by the unique use of brick and zinc externally. We incorporated good access and a private landscaped area into the design, to ensure a fabulous living environment whilst maintaining security and privacy for the occupants.

Construction is due to start shortly with completion due late 2018. We are really looking forward to seeing this site develop, bringing a new style of living and helping to enhance the area by the use of simple, innovative design.

 

Chartered Architect | Land & Property Adviser | Sustainable Design | Managing Director at FIBRE Architects Ltd

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