Acer Heights, our latest residential project for Kempton Homes Southern Ltd is now on site in Purley, Surrey. The design and build project in Riddlesdown Road will replace an existing house with a 3-storey new build block comprising nine high-quality apartments.
The building will primarily be a timber-framed superstructure on a reinforced raft foundation. The feature balconies will be cantilevered on steel framed structures.
Part of the works involved excavation of the area of the existing house to provide a formation some 1.8m below existing levels and retaining walls were therefore required along the boundary.
As it is a sloping site, retaining walls are stepped and these have been constructed with a reinforced concrete base and the stem in Stepoc blocks. This cost-effective solution removes the need for shuttering and reduces the amount of concrete to be poured on site.
We are working on the design team alongside architectural consultants DPS Sussex Limited providing full structural and civil engineering services across the project, which is due for completion in Spring 2020.
This is our second design and build project undertaken for Kempton Homes Southern Ltd, an established residential development company based in Surrey. A full project profile for the St. Annes residential housing development in Lingfield Surrey is available to view on our website here.
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