Meridian Home Start
- Contractor Neilcott Construction
- Contract Value £8,000,000.00
- Duration 17 Months
- Address Sandpit Place, Charlton
- Development The construction of 32 units for Affordable Rent, including all necessary boundary and external works.
Sandpit Place is an innovative architectural solution to affordable housing within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. 32 contemporary, new-build houses with numerous private courtyards are arranged as three back-to-back terraces with a pedestrian mews running between each.
The scheme provides generous one and two bedroom accommodation for young people who are struggling to make the first step on the housing market and spearheads the commitment of the Client to provide high-quality affordable housing within the borough.
The contemporary design of the scheme features in excess of 100 flat roofs. As Employer’s Agent and Clerk of Works, Martin Arnold worked closely with the Principal Contractor to ensure appropriate sequencing solutions were employed to ensure quality standards were upheld throughout the construction of these areas during the winter months. Martin Arnold dedicated additional resource to specifically to ensure an site presence for monitoring the protection and drying out of the units was satisfactory.