Milford Way Housing

Architype Ltd

Architype won a procurement exercise by Swansea City Council to develop the rst 2 council housing schemes commissioned by the local authority as a developer in a decade. Located on suburban sites, the developments have gained planning permission for a combined 30 new homes, designed to the rigorous Passivhaus standard. The developments will offer 1 and 2 bedroom properties to council tenants. The sites were delivered to an extremely swift programme, with preparation from feasibility to planning successfully achieved in just 8 weeks. Currently on site, the schemes aim to be occupied by Summer 2017. Physical and social contextual studies were carried out, along with a study of local vernacular architecture and landscape to inform the design. Our design creates a neighbourhood cluster of housing with a focus on quality private gardens and welcoming public green areas. Designed to integrate into the existing suburb, the development is a contemporary extension of neighbouring residential properties.

Location

Milford Way
Penlan
SWANSEA SA5 7JX
United Kingdom

Contact

Jonathan Hines
Managing Director
jonathan.hines@architype.co.uk

Client

Swansea City Council

Completed

Partial Completion O

Size

various

Categories

  • Residential