Sector: Residential

Millbay Cargo Building, Plymouth

Project Description

City-based Waterfront regeneration development for English Cities Fund (ECf), Muse Developments, Legal & General Property and the Homes & Community Agency (HCA)

Comprising of 22 units one and two bedroom apartment block and associated car parking, 14 three and four bedroom townhouses, and a 345m² commercial unit

Includes 12 affordable homes being brought forward with funding support from the Homes and Communities Agency and to be managed by Sarsen Housing Association.

The development consist of a mix of 36 “high quality” houses and apartments, with ground-floor commercial space at the gateway to the Millbay regeneration area

Project Involvement

Planning of all infrastructure, gas, electric, water and external lighting to serve the development

Provision of energy statements to meet Plymouth City Council renewable planning policy

Production of SAP assessments and Energy Performance Certificates

Undertook the detailed design of the mechanical, electrical and public health engineering services

Co-ordination of smoke vent systems to circulation space and car park and provision of secondary means of supply

Feature lighting to communal garden area

Supervised installation of services and co-ordinated with other site services and construction programme.

Project Benefits

Review of energy strategy to assist in meeting development budget requirements, reviewing energy improvement initiatives to meet the Client Brief and planning restrictions

Provision of design submission to achieve compliance with Plymouth City Council renewables planning policy

Work with Contracting team to meet project budget constraints in the design of the building mechanical and electrical systems

Provide alternative design proposals to meet clients changes for the marketing company and to assist in overcoming construction difficulties

Added quality control of mechanical and electrical installations to meet client high quality aspirations.