PARTNER: Eastbourne Homes
Thakeham Partnerships was delighted to be appointed by Eastbourne Homes for the design and build of eight new residential units at Longstone Road, Eastbourne.
The scheme was let on a Design & Build basis using the JCT form of contract. The scheme was built using timber frame.
Space on the site came at a premium as is typical with many ‘mews’ style developments. This is best demonstrated by some back gardens having a depth of only 1.5 metres.
Such projects can present challenges, most noticeably around space for site set-up and relationships with neighbours. Here, we spent considerable time planning and managing our site set-up so that it could be moved to reflect the various stages of development. We also appointed a site agent with excellent communication skills, so that the local community were kept fully abreast of all stages of the development.
Longstone Road (alongside Coventry Court) won the Outstanding New Developer of the Year category at the 2016 UK National Housing Awards run by Inside Housing – find out more.
The scheme completed four weeks early and on budget.