Monday, 22 December 2014

The Guinness Partnership Stockport Office Opens!


TADW have completed the “Revive” Scheme which consists of 13 Flats for shared ownership, and also contain The Guinness Partnerships new Stockport Office at Ground and Basement levels.

The challenging site, with its topography, boundaries on the pavement edges, and live culverts below the building is located adjacent our national award winning Mealhouse and Rostron Brow projects in Stockport’s Historic Conservation Area.  The scheme, with 12 levels includes a roof top terrace for its residents to view some of Stockport’s most important vistas, mainly St Marys Church and Robinsons Brewery!
Archeologically surveys were carried out on the project, and a number of historic  features were recorded which include brick vaults and old steps and walls.

The building completes an important section of  Stockport Underbanks.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Sheltered Housing Schemes Refurbishment

TADW have completed the refurbishment of 2 of Eastland Homes Sheltered Housing Schemes to a decent homes standard after major investment.

Thomas Regan Court and Patrick Roddy Court in Gorton, contain 60 flats and the works included
  • Full redesigning and refurbishment of flats, with options for the tenants in terms of layout and finish.
  • Refurbished and increased communal and ancillary areas
  • Providing better access to all areas
  • Improving security and integrating modern warden call systems
  • Improvement of ventilation, lighting and natural daylight
  • Upgrading of heating system including renewables
  • Making the buildings more welcoming and homely
  • New roofs, external cladding and signage
  • External works including all areas landscaped and accessible for residents and their families/ carers/ support workers.

The success of these projects have led to planning approvals of 2 further sheltered housing schemes, with works scheduled to commence in Early 2015.