69 houses and apartments
A gas-free residential development on a former school site. The proposed 3.28 acres (13,283sqm) development is for a mix of two storey family housing and three storey apartments, associated highway access, car parking and public realm space. The site will be heated using ground source heat pumps (Energy Performance Certificate - A rating).
The scheme creates 69 new homes in a mix of Private Rented (70%) and Private Affordable rented (30%) homes. There will be 32 two and three bedroom semi-detached and terraced houses and 37 one and two bed apartments to create a diverse and sustainable community, responding to Warrington’s Housing Strategy, Local Plan and a shortage of rentable homes within Warrington.
The scheme aims to create an open plan, urban ‘Home Zone’ streetscape with high quality realm and a strong sense of place through the scheme, with localised street landscaping, on-street parking, tree planting and communal spaces.
The development will propose measures to protect existing valuable local ecology and wildlife.
Electric Vehicle charge point infrastructure will also be provided under planning requirements.
All houses on site will have a Band A EPC energy rating, and the apartments will be minimum Band B.
All dwelling have PV system - Foxwood 75kW peak system.