The Glovers Trust Almshouses

Project Description

The phased conversion, extension , refurbishment and remodelling of 31no existing Almshouses, originally built in 1932, along with the wardens office and community room together with two new dwellings. 

£2.4m

Project Value

Project Duration

Project The Glovers Trust Almshouses

Location Erdington, Birmingham

Client The Glovers Trust

Project The phased conversion, extension , refurbishment and re-modelling of 31 existing Almshouses, originally built in 1932, along with the wardens office and community room together with two new bungalows. Located in an existing residential area situated off the busy Chester Road in Erdington. The site remained “live” with residents throughout the duration of the works. The layout of the existing buildings and the challenge of the existing gate house archway, restricting access, required all materials to be unloaded and stored on the site frontage before being carefully and considerately transported around the site.

Project Value £ £2.4M

Project Duration Weeks 60 weeks

Form of Contract JCT Contract with Quantities

Design Team Walker Troup Architects, Couch Consulting Engineers, Dominic Frampton, 

Procurement Competitive single stage tender