Woodlands, Watford Riverwell
- Client: Watford Health Campus LLP
- Contract Value: £17,500,000
- Project Duration: Nov'17 - Aug'19
- Contract Type: JCT Design & Build 2016
- Architect: Lewis & Hickey
- Quantity Surveyor: Faithful & Gould
- Project Manager: Mace
- Structural Engineer: Waterman Structures
- Services Consultant: Elementa
Woodlands is the first phase on an ambitions regeneration scheme, transforming 70 acres of former industrial land into a new community providing new homes, jobs, infrastructure and a school for existing and new residents to enjoy.
A total of 95 spacious new 1, 2 and 3 bed apartments were provided, with 33 units each in blocks A & B for private sale, and 29 units in block C which house a mix of affordable rent and shared ownership for Watford Community Housing.
The concrete frame structures are clad externally with contrasting feature brickwork. Each flat has an external walk on balcony, these balconies were all fabricated off site allowing installation times on site to be greatly reduced. Floor to ceiling composite windows provide natural light to each room. All flats benefit from using a district heating system and PV panels.
Along with a new substation, associated car parking with electric charging points, internal cycle storage, refuse storage, outdoor amenity space and soft landscaping, these contemporary, highly specified homes offer views of landscaped surroundings which border the restored River Colne.
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