Ballymisert Supported Housing

This development of 17 apartments and one house was conceived to provide state-of-the-art accommodation for 21 residents with mental health needs. 

Project Details

Project Team

Architect: McAdam Design
Civil & Structural Engineer: Albert Fry Assoc.
M&E Engineer: ISD
Quantity Surveyor: Cooke & Kettyle

Awards

Best UK Social Housing Scheme and Best Sustainable Residential Supported Housing Scheme: 2016 ‘Build’ Sustainable Building Awards. 2016 Construction Excellence Awards, winner of "Social Housing" category. 

Ballymisert Supported Housing

The Client

Triangle Housing Association in partnership with Beacon Wellbeing

This project featured offices/staff accommodation and a common room, designed to promote social interaction amongst residents.

The scheme was constructed traditionally with strip foundations, precast concrete slabs and concrete roof tiles on contractor-designed trusses. Brickwork was incorporated along with reconstituted stone window surrounds and painted render to integrate the range of design styles in the area. Photovoltaic panels were installed, between them producing up to 110kW of electricity from renewable sources. The homes all have gas-fired central heating and are pre-wired for satellite TV.

The scheme – designed by McAdam Design was the Winner of the Social Housing Award at the 2016 Construction Excellence Awards. Furthermore, the scheme was named ‘Best UK Social Housing Scheme’ and ‘Best Sustainable Residential Supported Housing Scheme’ at the 2016 ‘Build’ Sustainable Building Awards. The awards are focused on rewarding the efforts of firms who have helped shape the works of eco-friendly and sustainable buildings across the globe.

Ballymisert Supported Housing

The Client

Triangle Housing Association in partnership with Beacon Wellbeing

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