|Developer/Landlord||MHS Homes / Medway Council|
|Architect||BPTW + HTA Design|
bptw were appointed to provide design up to planning for a redevelopment scheme located in the riverside town of Chatham, Kent. Formerly comprising poor quality post war housing, the scheme situated along Eldon Street delivers 19 modern homes which meet current standards. Comprising 8 family houses and 11 apartments, the development draws on local character details and style whilst seeking to create an animated street frontage. Alterations in brick colour and texture draw focus to the prominent gable elevation of the semi-detached houses. To create a sense of individuality and a varied streetscape the houses also feature different coloured front doors in varying shades of green. The corners of houses are emphasised through brick details that play on the idea of a change in direction by rotating 45 degrees whilst corners on the block of apartments are marked by projecting bay windows, giving the development a varied and active street frontage.