Claverton Court, Chester

An award winning sheltered housing scheme in Chester, designed by architects for architects.

Brock Carmichael were selected to deliver this project after winning a national RIBA design competition. The scheme later went on to win an RIBA Housing Design Award.

For The Architect’s Benevolent Society this project is aimed at Architects and their immediate dependants. Sited in a mature residential Conservation Area it  uses simple forms and natural appropriate materials to provide an interesting and harmonious environment. Particular care has been taken to exploit the internal and external view both towards the private gardens and outwards to Victoria Crescent, stimulating activity and social contact with other residents and the outside world. The building provides 14 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with additional guest accommodation and ancillary service accommodation All dwellings and communal spaces are fully accessible.