RUSKIN CLOSE

Client :

Knightstone HA and Taunton Deane Borough Council

Location :

Taunton | Somerset

Description :

66 new affordable homes

This colourful development of 66 Lifetime Homes compliant dwellings across two sites, comprises a mixture of supported housing units for people with learning disabilities, homes for intermediate rent, shared ownership, social rented and private sale properties.

To achieve Code for Sustainable Homes level 4, this project pioneered a new construction technique which included structural insulated panels on a metal frame system. This particular construction method is now being successfully used on new build schemes nationwide.

Awards:

2016 RICS SW Award | Highly Commended in Regeneration category

2014 Inside Housing Award | Winner of ‘UK Top 50 Affordable Housing’

2012 LABC Building Excellence Award | Winner of ‘Best Social/Affordable Housing’