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John Thompson bags planning for £7.5m Oldham housing

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] John Thompson & Partners has landed planning for its Oldham Council housing scheme at North Werneth, Manchester

The award-winning practice won approval for the 64 unit ‘mixed-tenure’ housing project last Wednesday (28 April).

The ‘homezone’ proposal includes a new linear park that creates a visual link between the historic St John’s Church and Hartford Mill.

A formal landscape runs down the church hill to the site gateway, terminating in a hard landscaped square connecting to the mill.

The scheme aims achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.

Donald Sayers, project architect said: ‘The designs have been based on sustainable community principles - to develop attractive housing and environments in all neighbourhoods and to implement strategies for energy efficiency and renewable energy for new developments.’

 

Project data

Architects: John Thompson & Partners
Location:  North Werneth, Oldham
Type of Project: Regeneration - residential
Structural Engineers:  (small independent appointed by Keepmoat)
Project Architect: Donald Sayers
Design Team:  Queensberry Design (Civil Engineers)
Client: Keepmoat Homes (North West Region)
Funding: Keepmoat are applying for Gap funding through the Oldham & Rochdale HMR
Tender date: tba                                            
Start on site date: June 2010
Contract duration:  2 years
Gross internal floor area: 8,130m²
Form of contract and/or procurement: tba
Total cost: £7.5 million
M&E consultant: tba
Qauntity surveyor: Keepmoat in-house
Planning supervisor: tba
Lighting consultant: tba
Main contractor: Keepmoat
Selected subcontractors and suppliers:tba
Annual co2 emissions:  tba

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