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Bacton

  • ClientRydon Construction and Camden Housing
  • Local authorityLB of Camden
  • Construction cost£
  • Status

Regenerating the Bacton Low Rise Estate.

 

Bacton Low Rise Estate is a residential estate in Gospel Oak owned by Camden. This project comprises phase 1 of the regeneration. Overall the regeneraion is split into three phases and will generate 293 homes. The sale of private apartments created as part of the regeneration is used as cross subsidy for the constrcution of the affordable dwellings.

The project involved extensive consultation with residents of the estate from specification of the brick, through to which parts of the estate would be closed to traffic at certain times. Phase 1 has been awarded ‘Housing project of the Year 2016’ by Building Magazine Award

The scheme contains 4 Blocks and 3 different Construction methods.

- Block A & B1 are 5 and 3 storeys respectively and have a cross laminated timber super structure
- Block B2 is 3 storeys and a traditional brick and block system with a concrete superstructure
- Block C is 7 storeys and a lightweight concrete construction.

All phases are clad in a combination of traditional brick and a brick slip system.