Kriterion Conservation Architects
Location
Castlewellan Road, Newcastle

Client
Apex Housing Association

Design and delivery of 148 general needs and complex needs dwellings on Castlewellan Road to the west of Burrenview Way, Newcastle. The site has been developed in three phases:

Phase 1: 130 general needs social houses comprising:
• 5 four-bed two and a half storey end terraced houses
• 58 three-bed two storey semi detached and terraced houses
• 37 two-bed two storey semi-detached and terraced houses, and
• 30 two-bed two storey terraced apartments

Phase 2: 16 general needs and complex needs social houses comprising:
• 9 two-bed two storey terraced houses
• 4 two-bed two storey semi-detached houses
• 3 complex need units, including 1 three bed bungalow and 2 four bed bungalows

Phase 3: 2 general needs social houses comprising:
• 2 two-bed two storey terraced houses

The scheme meets the design requirements of DSD’s Housing Association Guide, Apex Housing Association’s Design Brief, be Lifetime Homes compliant, Secured by Design and achieves Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.