Warburton Hey, St Helens

Project Type: Residential

This Warburton Hey scheme was for 147 new dwellings with a mix of tenure types completed over three phases of construction as part of a larger masterplan. A key aim was to integrate a sustainable community into the historic fabric of Rainhill. Another key intention was to create informal streets with a shared surface approach for pedestrians and slow moving vehicles all connected by a series of open green spaces.

The Scheme is Lifetime Homes compliant and has achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3, Secured by Design full certification and Building for Life Gold award.

The scheme was a Finalist at the 2013 Housing Innovation Awards in the “Most Innovative Affordable Housing” category. It was also a shortlisted “Best Project” in the 2013 Housing Design Awards.