Shirehampton Project Completed
26th April 2018
Bristol Together has completed its largest development project to date in Shirehampton Bristol.
Bristol Together has recently completed its largest development project to date.
A former office building on the main high street in Shirehampton, the property was purchased as a two-story building with the ground floor being a vacant retail premises and the first floor laid out as offices, in a semi-derelict state.
The project involved stripping out the first floor and adding a completely new second floor to the building. Ten 2-bedroom apartments were created, each with kitchen-diner and bathrooms. Two have balconies.
The type of work needed to complete the property allowed for a wide range of skills to be learned and utilised over the 12-month duration of the project.
This allowed 6 employees with offending background to commence work with Bristol Together, two of whom have moved on to subsequent employment elsewhere. The remaining 4 were moved on to further Bristol Together projects.
All 10 apartments have been sold to private buyers.
Work has been progressing well on our new build scheme to create 12 affordable rent apartments in Knowle West, a deprived area of Bristol with acute housing shortages. At time…