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HOUSING

From new multi occupancy residential developments, to smaller scale refurbishments and extensions, we provide innovative designs for a wide range of residential projects. We are regularly appointed at the early stages of projects, providing specialist advice in support of planning applications, undertaking flood risk assessments, developing drainage strategies and appraising site conditions in order that abnormal costs can be identified and risks managed. We have an excellent working relationship with local authority highways departments and drainage undertakers, allowing us to provide initial advice at master-planning stage.

Brewery Court, Bradford-on-Avon

Client: Juniper Homes

Value: £1m – £5m

On the site of an old Brewery, Craddys conducted the structural design for a small housing development. This involved the original building, dating back to the early 19th century, being converted into apartments and the construction of a terrace of eight new houses.

Anchor Road, Stevenage

Client: Bouygues/ Stevenage Borough Council

Value: £5m – £10

This project redeveloped an existing residential site in Stevenage and included 2 blocks comprising 17 apartments, 13 houses and a new community centre in a nearby park. Craddys undertook the civil and structural design for the project working closely with the other members of the design team. The project also included the relocation of the locally renowned ‘King Pin’ installation which is particularly important to local heritage and valued by the community.

Shaldon Road, Bristol

Client: Bristol Community Land Trust

Value: £5m – £10m

This community housing scheme still in construction will provide 50 new dwellings consisting of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms homes. This project has been designed around inclusive shared spaces that encourage interaction and a strong sense of community.

Catherines House, Bristol

Client: Firmstone Consortia One

Value: £1m – £5m

This development has transformed a disused 4 storey office block into a 6 story residential unit, consisting of 54 one & two bedroom apartments. Craddys were involved in investigatory works to assess the overall condition of the RC frame as well as it’s likelihood to be able to carry the new load from the additional storey. Craddys were able to justify the structure with only minor repairs required, unlocking considerable potential for residential space.

Ashton Rise, Bristol

Client: Willmott Partnership Homes

Value: > £10m

This scheme which is still in construction, will see a mixture of 133 houses and flats with associated parking and landscaping built on the 2.7 hectares now-disused part of the Alderman Moore allotment site in Ashton Vale.

Mulberry Park, Bath

Client: Curo

Value: > £10m

The total site consists of 700 homes and community facilities of a project still in construction. Craddys are involved with phase 3 and 4 of the development which is still is construction phase, ultimately Craddys are responsible for the design of 200 new residential units.

Southview Park, Trowbridge

Client: Wiltshire Council

Value: £1m – £5m

The construction of 32 new houses and 16 flats built across four parcels of land. The sites utilise an attenuated drainage system before discharging to a watercourse in accordance with sustainable drainage principles.

The Birdles, Whitchurch

Client: Bellway Homes

Value: £1m – £5m

A new development of 97 residential units consisting of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom dwellings with associated infrastructure works .

Salcome Road, Bristol

Client: Knightstone Housing Association

Value: £1m – £5m

This project saw the design of 28 new houses, 9 flats and associated highways, transforming land declared surplus into a perfectly formed community. Each of the dwellings were deigned to meet Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.

Mount Pleasant Farm, Longwell Green

Client: Sovereign Housing Association

Value: £1m – £5m

70 new residential units on former agricultural land. This is a village-style development combining the best of local vernacular and modern housing types.

Victoria Gate, Taunton

Client: Knightstone Housing Association

Value: £1m – £5m

A new 42 unit residential development of affordable housing. This project involved the development of multi-storey flats, flats over garages, and individual housing units. The project was assessed under Code for Sustainable Homes, and successfully provided replacement affordable housing with contemporary design and sustainability benefits.

Highworth Road, Swindon

Client: Stonewater

Value: £1m – £5m

The development of 48 new homes each built to Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 standard. The existing site had deep ground which necessitated remediation and deep strip mass concrete foundations. The drainage is adoptable and includes an adoptable Type 3 pump station.

Ruskin Close, Taunton

Client: Knightstone Housing Assosiation

Value: £1m – £5m

The regeneration of an existing housing site to provide 42 social residential units.These were designed with high environment standards and are a huge benefit for the local community.

Backfields, Bristol

Client: Bristol City Council

Value: £1m – £5m

The regeneration of an inner city site to provide 66 social housing flats with commercial units on the ground floor. Craddys developed an innovative and creative piling solution in order to mitigate damage to the protected archaeology beneath the site.

The Groves, Bristol

Client: Knightstone Housing Association

Value: £1m – £5m

The redevelopment of an existing site to provide 62 dwellings, comprising a mixture of two and three storey houses and apartment buildings adjacent to the Pigeonhouse ‘Wildlife Corridor and Greenway’.