28 new houses built by Wates. The development made use of the Rå Build method of construction throughout and incorporated the 1000th home built using this method.
The site was previously that of a sheltered housing block in a state of disrepair. Once demolished, A2Dominion worked in partnership with contractor Wates Living Space and South Oxfordshire District Council on the HCA-funded scheme to provide general needs housing. The development will offer much needed affordable housing in a mix of flats and terraced houses.
The development made use of the Rå Build method of construction throughout. This involves building the entire inner skin of a building including inner leaf, internal and separating walls using H+H aircrete. The development had to meet level 3 of the Code for Sustainable Homes, as well as satisfying Parts L and E of the Building Regulations.
28 new affordable homes consisting of separate semi-detached houses and one, three-storey block of flats. There will be two one-bed flats, four two-bed flats, 13 two-bed houses and nine three-bed houses, one of which will be made suitable for a wheelchair bound resident. The site is completed with 51 parking spaces and makes use of micro-renewable technology in the shape of solar roof tiles.