Fielding Meadow, Ratby

Main Contractor: Cawrey Limited, Kirby Grange Farm, Taverner Drive, Ratby, Leicester, LE6 0HQ.
Project: Cawrey Homes’ Fielding Meadow development is made up thirty two 2 & 3 bed semi-detached and four 4 bed detached homes. All the homes are built to level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes.
Build method: H+H Jumbo Bloks and H+H Celcon Blocks with Thin Joint Celfix mortar.
Client: Cawrey Homes.
Build method: Standard trench fill foundations with aircrete Celcon Plus Blocks Standard Grade used for the foundations and for the inner leaves of all external cavity walls. All homes are finished with unusual sedum roof coverings on single ply membrane. Solar PV panels are installed to a solar fin. Traditional mortar was used throughout the development.
Value: The value of aircrete blockwork is approximately £80,000 with the overall project coming in at £11.5 million.
Location: Fielding Meadow, Fielding Lane, off Ferndale Drive, Ratby, Leicestershire, LE6 0AS.
Type of contract: Design & Build
Aircrete contractor: Cawrey Homes carried out all aircrete blockwork.
Build time: Construction on site started in October 2010 with homes reaching completion at different stages up to 2013.