Sector: Public & Community

Plymstock Library & Residential Block

Project Description

A £2.2m new build mixed use development for Signpost Housing Association consisting of a public library, 21 one and two bedroom flats, 8 one bedroom supported living flats for the partially sighted and associated ancillary accommodation

The Library incorporates a coffee shop and IT space. The building has high levels of insulation and has been designed where possible to be naturally ventilated

In lieu of land payment this second largest library in Devon at over 600m2 was constructed. The scheme was assessed and supported by the South West Design panel

The scheme successfully reinforces the street scene and delivers a housing mix that responds to local needs. Good access to local facilities and public transport