Affordable Housing

Scope: Design and provide full architectural services for the contract to build houses and flats at Burn Lane, Hexham [£1.8m]

Aims: Starting with feasibility studies to develop the brief, planning for adaptability and Lifetime Homes, working through the HCA and energy audits incorporating environmental adaptions for flood risk, SAP ratings and social mobility.

Measures: Acoustic and energy management; adapting the construction to reduce energy use.

Monitoring: Building maintenance reviews with facilities management team.