St. Luke’s, Frodsham

A New build development consisting of 65No. affordable family homes for rent and for sale.

Client: Weaver Vale Housing Trust

Value: £4.3 million

Completed: 2011

Location: Overton Green / Overton Close, Frodsham.

The buildings’ materials and forms are a mixture of modern and traditional, giving the development a distinct character whilst remaining in keeping with the local surroundings. 

The scheme was nominated by Cheshire West & Chester Building Control for the North West LABC Building Excellence Awards 2012. It won the Best Social & Affordable Housing Development and was shortlisted for the Best Sustainable award.

  • Overton ‘Green’ – a quality public realm at the heart of the scheme provides a focal point for the community
  • A simple, high-quality palette of brick, render and boarding, with textures and colours defining the scheme’s different areas.
  • varied façade treatments of the dwellings surrounding Overton ‘Green’
  • Focal ‘Gateway’ into the scheme to provide an strong identity and distinct presence

The scheme has also received the ‘Highly Commended’ award in the RICS Northwest 2012 for Best Residential Development and is shortlisted for the 2012 National Building Excellence Awards final in November.

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