George parkinson court, sherburn

bungalows for damha

Sixteen two bedroomed bungalows for elderly people located in the Conservation Area of Sherburn Village, including demolition of twelve existing one bedroom cottages. The development incorporated design features typical of traditional aged miners’ bungalows, such as covered verandahs, turned wooden posts and brackets, decorative brickwork detailing, and wrought iron railings.  The sustainable design achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3. The scheme was shortlisted for the national Almshouses Association Award 2011.

Client: Isos Housing Group in partnership with DAMHA

Completed: 2011