STOURBRIDGE VICTORIAN HOME SET FOR TRANSFORMATION
As part of the renovations, the original house at No. 4 Norton Road will be divided into four flats and a new one-storey pavilion will be built in the grounds which will provide a further five one-bedroom flats.
As well as the main house, the existing garage is also being remodelled so that it can be used as a social space for the residents and other members of the Camphill Village Trust community in Stourbridge.
Camphill Village Trust provide homes within a supportive community environment for people of all abilities and appointed national architectural practice, Pozzoni to lead on the design of the remodel and the new build. The contractor on the project is Speller Metcalfe.
Damian Utton, director at Pozzoni said: “The restoration of the existing Victorian house will be sympathetic to the original features but will be modernised so that it is suitable for the needs of its future residents.
“Both the house and new pavilion have been designed so that people will feel safe and secure while retaining their independence.”
Bill Cave, Small Works Director at Speller Metcalfe, said: “This integrated scheme is an exemplar of what a caring and supportive environment should be, with an emphasis on providing a home to live in – not a medical environment and Speller Metcalfe is delighted to be a part of it.”
Ian Laing, general manager at Camphill Village Trust, said: “For us this exciting development is a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to providing not only high quality services but also, in partnership with Pozzoni and Speller Metcalfe, high quality accommodation to those most in need”.
The project is expected to be completed in October 2016.