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Garrison Close, Devon

This was a community led project by DCH in conjunction with Devonport Land Community Trust (DCLT) who formed a partnership to instigate a new housing project with very high aspirations, providing low cost, energy efficient housing.

  • These innovative Code 5 houses use Green Guide A+ rated materials. The elevations are clad using cedar shingles and weatherboarding. Limited areas of render provide a palette that suits its leafy context.
  • The orientation of the buildings takes advantage of solar gain to help reduce the load on the heating system.
  • “The site is within a Conservation Area and the end result reflects well on the designer’s ability to produce a scheme that is innovative and contemporary whilst being sensitive to its surrounding context.”
  • The houses have met many high design standards including the Building for Life criteria, Lifetime Homes and Secured By Design.

CONTRACTOR

Mansell Construction

BUILD TYPE

Affordable Housing - New Build

LOCATION

Plymouth Devon

Services Used

Design and Build Architect in Devon, Trewin Design Architects