st mary's close, Gateshead

This general needs housing scheme consists of thirteen 2 bedroomed and two 3 bedroomed homes on a brownfield site in Sherriff Hill, Gateshead. It was formerly the site of the Our Lady of the Annunciation RC Church, which became redundant due to falling congregation numbers. The courtyard development achieved Lifetime Homes Standards, and obtained Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 accreditation.

Client: Four Housing Group

Completion: 2015