the gables, redcar

mixed conversion and newbuild

A mixed development of general needs and special needs housing in the Conservation Area of Redcar. The scheme involved the conversion of the former Redcar Social Service offices ‘The Gables’ to supported wheelchair accessible apartments, and a development on the site of six general needs family homes. The substantial challenge was to preserve and enhance the appearance of the existing building in its prominent location in the Conservation Area streetscape, whilst meeting the required standards for wheelchair accessible housing.

Client: Three Rivers Housing Association

Completion: 2004