- Contractor Rydon
- Contract Value £6,600,000.00
- Duration 2 years
- Address Cadiz Road, Dagenham
- Development Design and Construction of 54 homes.
Demolition of the existing tower block commenced during March 2008, with construction works for 39 new flats and fifteen houses commencing shortly after. Metropolitan Housing Trust’s brief was for the construction of eight new apartments for shared ownership tenure, 31 apartments for rent (including four wheelchair user units), four Shared Ownership tenures and eleven rented houses (including two wheelchair user units).
Off-street parking was provided for over 50% of the new units.
In addition to new spacious dwellings with central heating and double glazing being provided, photovoltaic roof tiles were incorporated to all blocks for lighting and power to the communal areas and electricity and heating to the houses. This scheme achieved an Eco Homes rating of Excellent and a Secured by Design Pass.