Completion of Kirby Daniel Court Housing Scheme

We had a busy week last week at Encon completing not one, but two projects for the Pobl Group, and we are delighted to have handed over a scheme that has made a huge improvement to the local environment, whilst providing affordable homes for local people. The development consists of 16 new homes and a bat house, and was developed in partnership with our client the Pobl Group, GR Jones, Pentan Architects and Bradley Associates.

Prior to construction the plot was home to an unsightly and dilapidated older persons scheme, which Encon demolished prior to construction taking place. The houses were constructed using off-site manufactured timber frames, erected on site with a face brick envelope. Collaboration between Encon, Pobl, Castleoak timber frame and Pentan ensured maximum pre-fabrication off site, to reduce programme on site.

The site team achieved a Considerate Constructor Scheme Performance Beyond Compliance Award, and Community Benefits on the project included Honor Goodsite Site Safety Poster Competition, virtual poster prize giving, community materials donations, local Foodbank collection, traineeships and apprentice placements via Y Prentis, and an employment position for person previously unemployed.

“These new homes at Kirby Daniel Court are the latest step in our on-going commitment to the regeneration of Pill, and are excellent examples of our mission to build genuinely sustainable homes and create places where people want to live. We are extremely impressed with the quality of these homes and will be welcoming customers to their new homes in the coming weeks.”

Mark Trounce, Project Manager at Pobl Group

“It has been a real pleasure to receive properties of such consistently high quality and finish from all the trades involved in this project, especially in such difficult and unprecedented events of the last 16 months. The finished homes certainly meet the high expectations that we at Pobl Group strive to achieve.”

Gerry Gill, Project & Quality Supervisor at Pobl Group