The City Council appointed Focus as project managers for this new build Housing Programme of 149 units across 5 brownfield sites. The tenure mix is all social rented and the house types range from 1 bedroom flats to 5 bedroom extended family units. Also provided are specific wheelchair properties with lifts.
The houses were designed to produce at least 13% of their energy from on-site renewable resources including solar thermal and photovoltaics. All have achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4, being energy efficient, economical and helping to combat fuel poverty.
The project was nominated for the LABC Building Excellence Award for “Best Social Housing Development” in the East Midlands.
Client: Leicester City Council
Role: Project Manager and Contract Administrator.
Value: £17 Million