Monkscroft Villas, Cheltenham – EG Carter

The demolition of 3 dwellings and the construction of 27 new homes which are a mixture of semi-detached houses, apartment block and mixed tenure.

  • The project provides and 800% increase on hosing stock previously located on the site.
  • The project consists of 2 semi-detached houses and a 25-unit apartment block, which is a mixture of 1 & 2 bed units, and both social rent and shared ownership tenure.
  • The substructure comprised of a piling and ground beam solution, with approximately 100 piles being utilised.
  • The superstructure is constructed from traditional load bearing masonry and pre-cast concrete floors. This approach provides robust details and ensures great in use energy standards Each property achieves a minimum EPC rating of B.
  • There is a large photovoltaic system that contributes towards the landlord’s electrical supply and minimises running costs of the building.
  • The design provides a stimulating, modern, secure living environment that also offers an attractive external environment with a number of private balconies which offer fantastic views over to the Leckhampton area of Cheltenham.
  • The houses benefit from private gardens and the apartment block also has large a communal garden. The development further benefits from the large public park it’s situated next to.
  • The elevational treatments are made up of curtain walling, facing brick work, through colour render and fibre cement-based cladding.

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